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Historical Items

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Item 6275

Donald Warren

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Media: Photograph, photonegative

Item 11543

Blue silk dress, ca. 1870

Contributed by: On loan from Pejepscot Historical Society through Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1870 Media: Silk

Item 11545

Brown print cotton dress, ca. 1830

Contributed by: On loan from the Pejepscot Historical Society through Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1830 Media: Cotton

Exhibits

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The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.

Exhibit

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.