Search Results

Keywords: Drop panel

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 4 Showing 3 of 4

Item 11349

Hepplewhite Federal chest of drawers, York, ca. 1810

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1810 Location: York Media: Mahogany with satinwood veneer, poplar, birch and

Item 33904

Governor Winthrop Cherry Desk, Blue Hill ca. 1800

Contributed by: Farnsworth Art Museum Date: circa 1800 Location: Blue Hill Media: Wood

Item 15523

Cumston Hall Auditorium Stage and Curtain, Monmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Monmouth Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 3 Showing 3 of 3

Exhibit

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Exhibit

Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

Exhibit

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.