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Historical Items

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Item 74198

Shaylor Engraving Company, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 10885

Engraving of James Sullivan, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Engraving

Item 18978

General Washington Before the Battle of Trenton, c. 1845

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1845 Location: Trenton; Trenton Media: Engraving


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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.


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.


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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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

Inset is an engraved image of Jacob Abbott. He was born in 1803 in Hallowell and died in Farmington in 1879.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903

Blue, Jacob and Alexander Abbott. Also includes engravings and photographs of Strong and Farmington.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

This engraving, which is eleven feet long by three feet wide is handsomely framed in dark oak and reinforced with brass stays.

My Maine Stories

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds