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Item 155

Neal Dow, Portland, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1885

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 8708

Drawing of Artemus Ward

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Waterford

Media: Copy of a pen and ink drawing

Item 8733

Gravestone of Charles F. Brown, Waterford

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: 1867

Location: Waterford

Media: Photographic print

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Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.


John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.


Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

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Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Longfellow National Historic Site

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.