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Keywords: Parasols

Historical Items

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Item 48477

Silk parasol, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Silk, cotton, wood, ivory, meetal

Item 9498

Tennis match, Squirrel Island, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print

Item 34008

Measuring Party, Blue Hill, 1918

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1918 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

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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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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.