Keywords: General Henry Knox Museum
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1791-11-16 Location: Thomaston; Philadelphia; Thomaston Media: Ink on paper
The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.
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.
From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.
… the Collections of Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Museum G-1-04 Eaton, Cyrus History of Thomaston, Rockland and South Thomaston, Maine…