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Early Maine Photography - Art

… artist Louis Daguerre announced his invention of photography in January 1839, painter Paul Delaroche declared, "From today, painting is dead." Yet…

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Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photography at Maine Historical Society

The former consists of James B. Vickery and Early G. Shettleworth, Jr.’s expansive collection of early photographs, initially donated to MHS in 2006.

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

Occupational Photography Captain Lewis Mitchell, Portland, ca. 1855Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The presence of a farmer and a…

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Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography Collections

… under a cumulative title of “MHS Early Maine Photography." The photographs within the "MHS Early Maine Photography" collections found their way to…

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… their images by the newly discovered means of photography. Zip, the bull terrier shown in this daguerreotype, belonged to Dr.

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Early Maine Photography - The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection

… featured within MHS' 2015 exhibition Early Maine Photography, as well as Maine Photography: A History 1840-2015, co-authored by Shettleworth, Libby…

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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 - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

Landscape Photography Connor and Hathorn Building, Pittsfield, ca. 1860Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Early outdoor photographs…

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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 2 of 2

Landscape Photography Landscape Photography Slideshow Click on image for full slideshow Dotting the landscape of mid-nineteenth century Maine…

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Early Maine Photography - Post-Mortem & Mourning

… Collection illustrate post-mortem photography. Taken in 1843, the daguerreotype of Mrs. William H.

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Early Maine Photography - Studio Portraits

… sought to make the connection between portrait photography and the larger scale, and more costly tradition of portrait painting. Samuel L.