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A postcard shows one of Maine's leading mercantile establishments, Eastman Bros. & Bancroft. It was located on the corner of Brown and Congress Street and was established in 1865.
Eastman Brother & Bancroft was a department store specializing in dry and fancy goods, ladies cloaks and suits, and was located at 492 Congress Street. It was established and owned by Briceno M. Eastman (1831-1921), Ermon D. Eastman and Fred E. Eastman (1865-1948).
Eastman Brothers & Bancroft was forced to close during the Great Depression and sold their building to Filene's Department Stores, which opened in 1937.
About This Item
- Title: Eastman Bros. & Bancroft in Portland, ca. 1900
- Creator: G.W. Morris
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 13.8 cm
- Local Code: P1
- Collection: Historic Postcard Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Greater Portland Landmarks
93 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-3797
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