'Exhibition of Pictures' program, Portland, 1923

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


First Parish Church in Portland performed an "Exhibition of Pictures" on Dec. 15, 1923.

Church members dressed as 29 different well known paintings and posed inside a large gold frame. Samuel S. Talbot introduced the program and described pictures from early Italian to modern American.

Gertrude Buxton played the piano and Emily Eldridge played the violin for the performance.

The entertainment received considerable publicity.

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About This Item

  • Title: 'Exhibition of Pictures' program, Portland, 1923
  • Creation Date: 1923
  • Subject Date: 1923-12-15
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 13.4 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1919, Box 17/25
  • Collection: First Parish Church (Portland, Me.) collection
  • Object Type: Text

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

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