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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

Famous People Dolley Madison, ca. 1840Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Dolly Madison Remembered as one of America’s great first…

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Early Maine Photography - Studio Portraits

Studio Portraits Studio Portrait Slideshow Click on image for full slideshow Beginning the 1840s, photographers sought to make the connection…

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Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

Portland Photographers Augustus Fox, ca. 1855Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society As Maine’s largest city, Portland became a center for…

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Early Maine Photography - Art

Art Silhouette of an unidentified woman, ca. 1855Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society When the French artist Louis Daguerre announced…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

Landscape Photography Mussey's Row, Middle Street, Portland, ca. 1856Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Taken in 1845 or 1846, this…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

Landscape Photography Bemis Family, South Paris, ca. 1870Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Communities beyond the Portland area are…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 3

Landscape Photography Casco Engine Co. No. 1 firemen's muster and parade, Portland, 1846Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Maine…

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Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography Collections

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

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Early Maine Photography - Family Groups

Family Groups Unidentified family, ca. 1857Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection contains several…

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 2 of 2

Art Joseph Leland of Saco, ca. 1850Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Nineteenth century Portland supported an active artistic…

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 1 of 2

Art Ezekiel Day, Portland, ca. 1850Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Maine Historical Society Collection contains several…

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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…

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Early Maine Photography at Maine Historical Society

Early Maine Photography at Maine Historical Society Ellen, William Pitt Preble, and Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca.

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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 - Groups - Page 1 of 2

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