Keywords: Fruit trees
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1875
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Lantern slide
A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."
According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
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… experiences, he often drew trees, gardens, and fruit from his trees. The "Ladies Blush apple" appears on page 107 of Scrapbook 1, which he wrote…
… an apple tree and an individual apple. Below the tree Martin wrote, "1866 This tree produced ten apples, color & size as below, the trunk of the…
… a little from the ground up 2 feet but when the fruit grew it would have bent to the ground but I took a brush pole I had shoved & tied it up as…