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Historical Items

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Item 33796

A. S. Eldridge Float in Bank Square, Guilford, 1916

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1916-06-17 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 98826

The Ark, Deer Isle, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Deer Isle Media: Glass Negative

Item 105908

Sawyer's Landing, Boothbay, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Boothbay Media: Glass Plate Negative

Online Exhibits

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Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.


Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Penobscot Marine Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

The 1850 Maine Register lists five pogey factories for rendering fish oil in town. Toward the end of the nineteenth century the in-shore fisheries…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

The 1855 Maine Register reported: “During the 1850s it was said that the smoked herring business employed every male resident over the age of 10 in…