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

His interest in fashion was, in part, an effort to have the most up-to-date, and hence "proper," clothing.

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Life on a Tidal River - Resources

Fashion Baker, Patricia. Fashions of a Decade: The 1940s (Fashions of a Decade). New York: Facts on File, 1992. Print. Olian, Joanne (Ed).

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 3 of 3

… for the Egyptian river), and hemline palmette designs provide an example of the prevailing Egyptian design influence that stemmed from Howard…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

… was a devoted gardener, proud of his landscape designs, and the fruit trees and vegetables he grew.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor High School, Abbott Square, 1865

… Noted Bangor architect Benjamin Deane (1790-1867) designed the high school building, at right, which was built in 1852 on what was known as the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Interior plans, Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865

The church, built in 1852-1853 and designed by John Towle of Boston, also was known as Central Congregational Church.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Martin swing, Center Street, Bangor, 1864

… Martin (1823-1904) of 130 Center St., Bangor, designed and built this swing in his yard "for the comport" of his children.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1960-1970 - Page 3 of 3

… neck dress of a pale blue and white scrolling design matelassé synthetic; and a home sewn three quarter sleeve green synthetic linen-look…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

… also showcases his interests in architecture and design with a section on gate designs for various uses, his ideal farm and barn structures, and a…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1830-1850 - Page 2 of 3

One is a white flower sprig design with gathered horizontal strips across the wide neck, puff, off-shoulder sleeves and a pelerine; and the other…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

… about his early gardens, his lameness, his sled design, national politics, his apprenticeship to and work for Doctor Increase S.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865

John D. Towle of Boston designed the Italianate structure. Martin wrote of the building of the church, "Land being high and the society being in…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1850-1870 - Page 1 of 4

… tree motif (quite distinct from imported European designs) is a reminder that, probably thanks to local sea captains, some Maine ladies received…

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Poland Spring Preservation Society

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1870 to 1900

Examples of mantles (jackets) designed to accomodate a bustle include a pale green damask edged with white rabbit fur for evening; and a velvet…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1850-1870 - Page 3 of 4

… skirt, is carried by an attached cotton bodice designed to fit over the shoulders under the teal and pink back-laced bodice.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Site Navigation Tips

… has larger or smaller type and logos or other designs on it. We cannot – and do not try to – duplicate that.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 1 of 3

… long tasseled tabs that emphasize the vertical design. By 1920, the above ankle length, straight-skirt suits, with slightly dropped waists…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… of Annie, Junior, Elmer; landscaping and garden design, business failures and attempts to find work   Part 8, pages 534-603 I.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

Sparmakers fashioned masts, booms and yardarms. Blocks and tackle (the running rigging and gear used to work the sails of the boat) were configured…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Bridge That Changed The Map

… were attached beneath the floor beams in a linear fashion for the entire span of 254’ between the towers.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… local ladies have been meeting to create and fashion the very best ideas from their whirring sewing machines heard from within their building.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

The building has been rebuilt several times because of fire and water damage; as of 2009 only the second floor resembles the design of the original…

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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