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Historical Items

These results include photographs, documents, letters, paintings, artifacts, and many other kinds of Maine related items from collections around the state and elsewhere.


Item 75158

Clothes lines and reflection, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Media: Photo negative

Item 80913

Martha Osgood letter about fabric, dresses, Bar Mills, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Bar Mills; Standish; Saco; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 97336

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: 1864-06-17 Location: Belfast Media: Wool, cotton, embroidery

Item 100103

Coverlet, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Wool, linen

Item 5508

Rhoda Marstin sampler

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1805 Location: Gilford Media: Silk on linen, photo transparency

Item 5509

Polly Warren sampler, Gorham, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Gorham Media: Silk on linen

Item 5510

Moore Memorial embroidery, Portland, 1838

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1838 Location: Portland Media: Silk, watercolor, printers type, photo transp.

Item 5581

Unfinished embroidery, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Silk on silk over linen

Item 5721

Jane Wentworth sampler, Brownfield, 1828

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1828 Location: Brownfield Media: Silk on linen

Item 5723

American sampler stitches

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1921 Media: Ink on paper

Item 13426

Mary E. Swan sampler, Augusta, 1828

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1828 Location: Augusta Media: Silk, linen, gauze

Item 14754

Twombly genealogy sampler

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1815 Location: Portland Media: Silk on linen