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Early Maine Photography - The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection

… featured within MHS' 2015 exhibition Early Maine Photography, as well as Maine Photography: A History 1840-2015, co-authored by Shettleworth, Libby…

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Early Maine Photography - Post-Mortem & Mourning

… Collection illustrate post-mortem photography. Taken in 1843, the daguerreotype of Mrs. William H.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

While photography was not a new medium, it was not until after the mid- 1920s when newspapers began to widely feature photographs.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

… Maine Historical Society’s collection of early photography are daguerreotypes of Revolutionary War soldiers Conrad Heyer of Waldoboro and the…

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

… ambrotype was joined by the tintype as a form of photography "popular with soldiers and camp photographers alike," according to Robert Wilson’s…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

… died in 1829, a decade before the invention of photography. Thus, his image is known only through portraits painted during his lifetime, including…

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Early Maine Photography - War

War Simon Dearborn, Monmouth, ca. 1850Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society In the Vickery-Shettleworth Collection, the images of two…

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

Occupational James Jones, Farmington, ca. 1854Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society In the nineteenth century, individuals often chose…

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Early Maine Photography - Family Groups

Family Groups Unidentified family, ca. 1857Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection contains several…

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Early Maine Photography - Groups - Page 1 of 2

Groups Log Cabin and Hard Cider Club, Portland, ca. 1850Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Maine Historical Society Collection…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

Famous People Dolley Madison, ca. 1840Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Dolly Madison Remembered as one of America’s great first…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

Famous People Hannibal Hamlin, ca. 1860Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Hannibal Hamlin This ambrotype of Hannibal Hamlin…