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Historical Items

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Item 104603

Greenleaf map of the State of Maine, 1820

Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1820 Media: Ink on paper

Item 73777

King Charles I, 1756

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: 1756 Media: Print

Item 104783

The Province of Maine, 1794

Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1794 Media: Ink on Paper

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.