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Historical Items

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Item 20120

Tom Thumb performance flyer, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 68359

Children acting in "Tom Thumb's Wedding," Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 8985

The Weston & Brainerd Sawmill, Skowhegan, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1875 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Theater

There are several other pictures in the Historical Society collection of "Tom Thumb" performances. It is known that they were very popular and the…