Dr. Robert on Duck Brook, Bar Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by Abbe Museum


This image shows Dr. Robert Abbe, a long-time Bar Harbor rusticator and founder of the Abbe Museum, in a birch bark canoe on Duck Brook, around 1920.

Dr. Abbe, a New York surgeon, began summering at Mount Desert Island in the early 1900s. His estate, Brook End, was located between the villages of Hulls Cove and Bar Harbor, and included a duck pond where he kept his two pet ducks, Pierre and Marie Curie.

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  • Title: Dr. Robert on Duck Brook, Bar Harbor, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Location: Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 20.5 cm
  • Collection: Archives - Robert Abbe
  • Object Type: Image

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Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, PO Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-3519

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