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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Egg Basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900 Item 80733 infoAbbe Museum Egg Basket Ash, sweetgrass

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Basket block, ca. 1860 Item 80753 infoAbbe Museum Basket Block Penobscot ca. 1860 Spruce

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century Item 80734 infoAbbe Museum Comb Basket Ash…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1910 Item 80749 infoAbbe Museum Many visitors to the encampments went home with toys or miniatures. Berry Basket John Snow, Passamaquoddy Early…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… of late 19th and early 20th century Wabanaki baskets that Rusticators may have encountered in the sales tents of the encampments.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 5 of 13

A full basket will weigh about 30 pounds. The basket pictured here is 16 inches (40 cm) in diameter and 8 inches (20 cm) deep.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment

… Wabanaki village to peruse and purchase handmade baskets and a host of other wares. In addition to goods that could be carried away in hand, some…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wabanaki Today

The Festival is a market for selling baskets and other Wabanaki crafts, but it is also an opportunity for tribal members from far reaching…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …then came the settlers…

… taught him how to make snowshoes, woodsplint baskets, and a scoop net for fishing. Other settlers followed.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

… wire baskets have replaced wooden hods or wicker baskets; onion bags have replaced wooden bushel baskets; and outboard motor boats have replaced…

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Historic Hallowell - Johnny Stringer ~ A Character of Industry

He often appeared on Monday morning, with a basket on his arm offering the clothespins for sale at the opportune hours when they were most needed.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 13 of 13

… into a bulk body truck No more barrels, no more baskets, no more tickets and no more picking potatoes.