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Architecture & Landscape database - Database Overview

… this database includes architecture and landscape design commissions from ca. 1850 through the present.

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Architecture & Landscape database - Database Collections

… currently represented in the Maine Architecture & Landscape Design Database, organized by contributing repository.

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Architecture & Landscape database - Lost Gardens of Eden

Mount Desert Island was a place of environmental diversity and dramatic landscape well before it became a favorite summering place of Indigenous…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Project Background and Partners

Chasse's collection provided an opportunity to expand landscape design holdings and build a network of partners to support converting the database to…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Search the Database

Search the Database The Maine Architecture & Landscape Database organizes and searches for items at the commission (project) level.

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Architecture & Landscape database - Frederick A. Tompson

… architect, Frederick Tompson was an accomplished landscape painter, sculptor, and photographer. He belonged to the Brush’un painting group with…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Biographies

Biographies This site includes select biographies (listed at left) for database-represented architects and firms.

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Architecture & Landscape database - George Coombs

George Coombs By Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. Home for Joseph Briggs designed by George M. Coombs, 1884 Maine Historical Society George Millard…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Gridley Barrows

Gridley Barrows By Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. Gridley Barrows (1912-1999) was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1912.

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Architecture & Landscape database - John P. Thomas

John P. Thomas This article is based on Roger G. Reed’s biography of John P. Thomas in the Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Maine.

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Architecture & Landscape database - John Calvin Stevens

John Calvin Stevens By Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. John Calvin Stevens, Portland, ca. 1910Maine Historical Society Born in Boston in 1855, John…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Maine Architectural Renderings

Maine Architectural Renderings By Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. Bramhall by Charles A. AlexanderMaine Historical Society With the emergence of…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Eaton W. Tarbell

Eaton W. Tarbell By Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. Born on an Aroostook County potato farm in Merrill in 1914, Eaton Weatherbee Tarbell (1914-1992)…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Elmer I. Thomas

Elmer I. Thomas By Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. Elmer I. Thomas (1863-1895) was born in Lewiston in 1863. His father Sylvanus D.

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Architecture & Landscape database - Tower shopping complex, Bangor, ca. 1975

Tower shopping complex, Bangor, ca. 1975 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description Architecture commission for Development…

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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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Architecture & Landscape database - Plans for the Dwelling House Jos. Briggs, Wintrop, 1884

Plans for the Dwelling House Jos. Briggs, Wintrop, 1884 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description Architecture commission for…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Study for the LDM Sweat Memorial Art Museum, Portland, ca. 1911

Study for the LDM Sweat Memorial Art Museum, Portland, ca. 1911 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description Architecture…

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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 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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Blue Hill, Maine - A New Look at an Old Painting

Blue Hill Landscape, circa 1910 X By the turn of the century, there were many more houses in Blue Hill, but the landscape remained largely…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Places

… rich history is embodied in its unique landscape and buildings. Though some of the buildings are gone, there are many rich stories to be told, a…