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LC Subject Heading: Decorative arts

Historical Items

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Item 26536

Abigail Babson theorem purse, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Media: Tempera on velvet

Item 26537

Sewall cornucopia theorem, ca. 1825

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1825 Media: Watercolor on velvet

Item 26552

Genealogy of Wm. and Rhoda Thompson, 1831

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1831 Location: Scarborough; Portland Media: Watercolor, pen and ink on paper

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Daily Life in 1820

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to explore and analyze primary source documents from the years before, during, and immediately after Maine became the 23rd state in the Union. Through close looking at documents, objects, and art from Maine during and around 1820, students will ask questions and draw informed conclusions about life at the time of statehood.