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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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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Mildred Thomas and Harold Sawyer, ca. 1910

Harold was the son of Charles Sawyer who had a studio in Farmington from 1904-1920. His handpainted photographs were very popular.

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 2 of 2

… portraiture by using painted backgrounds in their studios. A tintype shows a formally posed young woman set against a classical railing and trees…

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Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

McKenney. Marcus Ormsbee moved his studio from Boston to Portland in 1843 and practiced in the city through 1850.

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Historic Hallowell - Natural Resource to Finished Product

… two stone-cutting sheds, a modeling and sculpture studio, carpenter's shop, blacksmith's shop, stable, wagon house, storehouse, boiler-house with…

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… Society Collection depict pairs of women in novel studio poses. Two of the tintypes show the same pair of ladies playing chess.

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Historic Hallowell - The Stevens Training Center Serenaders

… also the Conductor-Accompanist, ventured into the studios of Augusta radio station WRDO. There they recorded six songs for a record album entitled…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Oak Hotel

Miss Oak also had a photography studio in the hotel. She had been a photographer since 1912 and wanted to expand her business.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

… before they left or were photographed in camp studios. Large numbers of pictures of the common Maine soldier have survived, and the Maine…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 4 of 4

Back in his studio after this assignment, Homer worked on a series of war-related paintings based on his sketches.

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Early Maine Photography - Groups - Page 1 of 2

What brought them together in a photographer’s studio – school, friendship, or family? Other group daguerreotypes in the Society’s collection are…

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 1 of 2

… aspiring young sculptor Paul Akers maintained a studio in Portland. Photographer George M. Howe’s daguerreotype of Aker’s 1849 bust of Charles…

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

It is not known if the studio was located on the first or second floor. Note that School Street did not exist at the time this photo was taken.

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Kennebunkport Historical Society

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

… to Farmington soon afterwards and opened a studio specializing in landscape and portrait photography.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

… interesting of the films created here was Fox Studio's 1917 feature Queen of the Sea, an oceanic adventure starring Annette Kellermann.

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Blue Hill, Maine - The Musical Culture of Blue Hill

He then proceeded to open a recording studio and launched a new label, Neworld. The Bagaduce Chorale: In 1974 Mary Cheney Gould founded the…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

… has an upstairs, which has been converted into a studio for pictures, with lighting and the whole works.

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

… of Bath uses the block, such as dance and art studios, retail shops, and Springer's Jewelry. Even today, there are clues to the past: The A.G.

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… rebuild were underway.” Today a new photography studio and art gallery neighbors a lakeside gazebo that welcomes people to downtown Lincoln.

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Otisfield Historical Society

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Bangor Public Library

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