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Historical Items

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Item 10596

William King, Bath, ca. 1806

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1806 Location: Bath; Augusta Media: Oil on Canvas

Item 104433

Ezekiel Day, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Daguerreotype

Item 7193

Walter M. Brackett, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Unity; Boston Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 44885

83-85 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John F. Proctor Estate Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Item 87883

212 York Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Flynn The Painter Incorporated Use: Dwelling

Item 87388

Sterling property, S. Side Elizabeth Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Robinson E. Sterling Use: Storage

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111807

Edith Barry china closet, Kennebunk, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Kennebunk Client: Edith Barry Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 111534

Alexander Bower house and studio, Cape Elizabeth, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Alexander Bower Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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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?

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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …next came the artists and rusticators.

… Art Museum) X The 1844 visit of New York painter Thomas Cole (1801-1848) marked the start of Mount Desert Island’s influx of summer…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Lunt House, Cumberland at Center streets, Bangor, ca. 1852

… was ocupied a number of years by Horatio Beale Painter & glazer then by Mr Samuel Lunt thereby Wm S Persons then by J S Stodard then Mrs Cary sold…

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 2 of 2

Of the painters, sculptors, and carvers who worked in the city, George Henry Bailey pursued the dual professions of artist and veterinarian.

My Maine Stories

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One of the first abstract painters in Maine
by William Manning

I have grown as a painter in ways I might not have if I moved to New York

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William Manning in conversation with Christopher Crosman
by William Manning and Christopher Crosman

A conversation between an artist and art historian

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From Brooklyn to Maine
by Samuel Gelber

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