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Historical Items

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Item 17270

Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: circa 1878 Location: Farmington; London Media: Oil on canvas

Item 17282

Lillian Nordica as Violetta

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: circa 1888 Location: Farmington; San Francisco Media: Photographic print

Item 17285

Norton Family Reunion, Farmington

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: 1911 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.


Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Nordica Memorial Association

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

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

… Berwick proudly displays his over-the-shoulder soprano horn, a band instrument of the period. A tintype of George Allen Soule of Yarmouth shows a…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… Comets, Ameltia Galli Curci was, a very famous soprano, and Percy Grainger, a very famous composer.