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Keywords: Mid-nineteenth century architecture

Historical Items

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Item 28570

Bath seen from opposite ferry landing, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1845 Location: Bath Media: Lithograph, ink on paper

Item 27905

Customs House, Bath, ca. 1978

Contributed by: Private Collection through Patten Free Library Date: circa 1978 Location: Bath Media: Postcard

Item 27883

Front Street looking north from Arch Street, Bath, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath Media: Mounted black-and-white photograph

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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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 2

… for full slideshow Dotting the landscape of mid-nineteenth century Maine were large new barns, such as the one under construction in this circa…

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

In mid nineteenth century Maine music was popularized through the efforts of individual musicians and local musical groups, especially bands.

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Early Maine Photography - Art

… the Treadwell and Chapman portraits, the elegant mid-nineteenth century painting of Julia Clapp Carroll of Portland appearing in an ambrotype (at…