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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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