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Along with his emphasis on local news, Guy Gannett also focused heavily on using photography in his newspapers. Although photography had become ubiquitous in print, Gannett utilized it in much larger numbers than contemporary newspapers. This photo-centric practice would become a defining characteristic of his publishing companies, with his photographers constantly working to capture Maine in an authentic and comprehensive manner.
About This Item
- Title: Biplanes on the beach, ca. 1927
- Creation Date: circa 1927
- Subject Date: circa 1927
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949 2005.061.15461
- Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
- Object Type: Image
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