Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846

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Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846

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This collage of pressed flowers, ferns, leaves and grasses was created between 1846 and 1850 by Ann Longfellow Stephenson (1814-1861) and is part of a scrapbook entitled "Herbarium."

Notes about the flowers and location of collection are written on the page. Ann lived in Gorham, but many of the specimens were collected in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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About This Item

  • Title: Collage of pressed flowers, ca. 1846
  • Creator: Stephenson, Ann Longfellow
  • Creation Date: circa 1846
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Cambridge, Gorham
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: plants, paper
  • Dimensions: 30 cm x 24 cm
  • Local Code: 2007.001.026
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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