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LC Subject Heading: Paintings

Historical Items

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Item 1288

Miniature portrait of Persis Sibley Andrews and daughter, 1844

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1844 Location: Dixfield Media: Watercolor on ivory

Item 26536

Abigail Babson theorem purse, ca. 1820

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

Item 26553

Girl in a blue dress, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Bangor Media: Oil on canvas

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Monochromatic Oceanscape

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Visual & Performing Arts
This lesson plan will give students an overview of the creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine, real and imagined. Students will be able to describe the creatures they learn about, first learning simple art skills, and then combining these simple skills to make an Oceanscape picture that is complex.

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.