Keywords: hand colored
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Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society
Media: Lantern slide, hand colored
Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library
Date: circa 1920
Location: Blue Hill
Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.
With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.
The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?
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There is no quick way to harvest clams; only hand tools or hands are allowed by the state. The process of harvesting clams hasn’t changed over the…
Some white, some brown, some colorful- many shapes, many sizes, many colors. Made of vegetable ivory, bakelite, wood, metal, hard rubber, horn…
Only a single hand colored photograph remains to document the Universalist Church. Oliver Moses rented the upstairs of the Church Block to a…
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by Hector Jaeger
Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving
by Barbara Burns
My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.