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Moosehead Messenger

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Bangor Daily News Library

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Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography

MHS Early Maine Photography Maine Historical Society (MHS) started collecting photographs during the 19th century, as the medium grew in popularity…

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Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photographs

Early Maine Photographs Ellen, William Pitt Preble, and Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1853Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society…

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Early Maine Photography - Post-Mortem & Mourning

Post-Mortem & Mourning Post Mortem & Mourning Slideshow Click on image to view slideshow In pre-Civil war Maine, death was a frequent…

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Early Maine Photography - Groups - Page 1 of 2

Groups Log Cabin and Hard Cider Club, Portland, ca. 1850Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Maine Historical Society Collection…

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Early Maine Photography - Groups - Page 2 of 2

Groups Anna Margaret Holwell Deering and daughters, Portland, ca. 1855Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Revealing contrasts are…

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

War Conrad Heyer, Waldoboro, ca. 1852Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Two of the treasures of the Maine Historical Society’s…

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

War As the Civil War began in 1861, the ambrotype was joined by the tintype as a form of photography "popular with soldiers and camp photographers…

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Early Maine Photography - The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection

The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. and James B. Vickery, III X The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection of Early Maine…

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

Human Interest Two young women with whiskey glassesItem Contributed byMaine Historical Society While most early photographers created formal…

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Early Maine Photography - War

War Simon Dearborn, Monmouth, ca. 1850Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society In the Vickery-Shettleworth Collection, the images of two…