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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

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Ezekiel Day, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1840 Location: Portland Media: Daguerreotype

Item 1275

Bogdonove and Warren Lumbard, Monhegan, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1935-07-21 Location: Monhegan 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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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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Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Art

… his invention of photography in January 1839, painter Paul Delaroche declared, "From today, painting is dead." Yet the daguerreotype would not…

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 1 of 2

Cole. Lovell native Eastman Johnson was one of nineteenth century America’s leading portrait and genre artists.

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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.