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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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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin self portrait, 1889

John Martin self portrait, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…

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Historic Hallowell - Portrait of the Proprietor

Portrait of the Proprietor Gov. Joseph R. Bodwell, Hallowell, ca. 1887Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Joseph Bodwell opened granite…

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Early Maine Photography - Art

This uncropped photograph (at right) reveals a portrait placed before the camera on a cane seated chair.

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 1 of 2

While Leland’s artist remains unknown, the Day portrait was the work of Portland portrait painter Charles O. Cole.

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… less formal and more creative in composing studio portraits. In an ambrotype, little Eleanor Bradley Peters proudly wears her large fur lined…

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Early Maine Photography - Groups - Page 1 of 2

… seems as much a collection of individual portraits as it does a group picture. The inscription on the reverse that “This picture is to be given to…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

… Washington in 1814, she rescued the full-length portrait of George Washington from the East Room. In 1817 the Madisons returned to Montpelier…

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Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

… A Portland native, Howe made many daguerreotype portraits in the 1850s, including eleven in the Collection.

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 2 of 2

… seated between a trompe l’oeil doorway and window. The window drapery is rendered in a manner reminiscent of those found in primitive portraits.

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

Reflecting Maine’s seagoing heritage are four portrait photographs of captains whose stern faces reflect the responsibilities of commanding a ship at…

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Early Maine Photography - Post-Mortem & Mourning

Her absence is conspicuous in this touching portrait of a young family facing the future without a wife and mother.