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.
About This Item
- 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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Standardized Subject Headings
- Canoes--Maine--Bar Harbor
- Vacation houses--Maine--Harbor
- Steams--Maine--Bar Harbor
- Fishing--Maine--Bar Harbor
For more information about this item, contact:Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, PO Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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