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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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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 1 of 2

While Leland’s artist remains unknown, the Day portrait was the work of Portland portrait painter Charles O. Cole.

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… to be less formal and more creative in composing studio portraits. In an ambrotype, little Eleanor Bradley Peters proudly wears her large fur lined…

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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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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 - 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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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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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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