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Historical Items

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Item 102550

Mildred Burrage, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Photographic print

Item 12373

Mary Lane McMillan, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts Date: circa 1933 Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

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Seth Steward, Monson, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Monson Media: Postcard


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Capturing Arts and Artists in the 1930s

Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.


Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


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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Early Maine Photography - Art

Some Maine artists offered the option to have portraits painted based on photographic images. Others used photography to document their work and…

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

In contrast is the elegant appearance of Portland artists John Greenleaf Cloudman and Charles Frederick Kimball.

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Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

Hanscom, who signed himself as a "traveling artist" on a circa 1860 ambrotype of Adam Winslow and his grandson Adam.

My Maine Stories

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork


One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.


From Brooklyn to Maine
by Samuel Gelber

Moving to Maine changed my artistic style, and I continue to learn from the landscape every day.