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Early Maine Photography - Art

… byMaine Historical Society An image of another folk art portrait survives in the daguerreotype of a painting of Eliphaz Chapman of Gilead.

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 1 of 2

A circa 1830-50 folk art painting of a woman wearing a bonnet was copied on a tintype. More formal portraits are represented in daguerreotype copies…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Illustrations

… written commentaries -- and are important as folk art as well. Some of the illustrations are available, organized into various topical categories…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… and explained and postulated about, architecture, folk art, the greater Bangor area, gardening and farming, transportation, education, politics…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 1 of 2

… many of his surroundings in amazingly detailed folk art-style sketches, many enhanced by watercolors.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works

Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works   Article on KIW This undated article from the Lewiston Journal was among John Martin's effects.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 534-603

Intro: pages 534-603 Approximately 1859-1854   Part 8, pages 534-603 Two of Martin's children were quite ill with measles; he looked for a new…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 129-142

Intro: pages 129-142   Part 7, pages 129-end The final pages of Scrapbook 3 continue the story of the 1872 presidential campaign -- the contest…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 6, pages 97-113

Part 6, pages 97-113 In this section, Martin has a newspaper article that discusses the July 4, 1865 festivities in Bangor in some detail.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

Part 3, pages 38-56 In a combination of newspaper clippings and original narrative, Martin moves from the political to the personal, and topics in…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 604-650

Intro: pages 604-650 Approximately 1860-1865   Part 9, pages 604-end John Martin concluded his 650-page journal writing about the effects of the…