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Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Four Birds of Native Species is an oil on canvas painting by Jonathan Fisher that demonstrates his artistic ability and his interest in nature.

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Early Maine Photography - Art

… is represented in a circa 1865 tintype copy of an oil painting of a man in the dress of the 1830s or 40s.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …next came the artists and rusticators.

Oil on canvas. (Cincinnati Art Museum) X The 1844 visit of New York painter Thomas Cole (1801-1848) marked the start of Mount Desert Island’s…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Crew

… member of the Historical Society and does silk painting. Candi's family goes back to some of the first English settlers to come to Swan's…

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

The putty was made of ground chalk, linseed oil, and polybutene. Slate was used for roofs, floors, paints, and blackboards.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Source Materials

… providing access and allowing the 19th Century oil painting of Asticou by Dr. John L. Hughes to be photographed and used for this project.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Finally in 1985, the clay-oil surface was replaced with a smooth asphalt racing-surface. It is the only NASCAR-sanctioned racetrack in Maine.(3)…

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Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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