Rice specimen penmanship, Portland, 1819

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Rice specimen penmanship, Portland, 1819

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Marcia Rice, a student of the Misses Martins’ School in Portland, made this ambitious piece of school work when she was 16.

Her illustrated writing documents the range of her studies including English, History, Science, and Botany.

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About This Item

  • Title: Rice specimen penmanship, Portland, 1819
  • Creator: Rice, Marcia
  • Creation Date: 1819
  • Subject Date: 1819
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, watercolor
  • Dimensions: 58 cm x 79 cm
  • Local Code: 1990.122
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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

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