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Historical Items

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Item 17942

Wooden flute, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: New Sweden Media: Wood with ivory and metal

Item 45789

Sarah Hudson Mellen Gilman, ca. 1824

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1824 Media: Watercolor on ivory

Item 17831

William Thomas appointment case, ca. 1890

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland; Stockholm Media: Ivory

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116292

F. H. Hazelton Esq. house, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Client: F. H. Hazelton Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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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.

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Northern Threads: Mourning Fashions

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 18th and 19th century mourning jewelry and fashions.

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Northern Threads: Outerwear, Militia & Cadet uniforms

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 19th century outerwear, bonnets, militia and cadet uniforms.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Buttons

Made of vegetable ivory, bakelite, wood, metal, hard rubber, horn, shells, and glass. Carved and painted into the buttons are various designs: lines…