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June 2016
Free

Maine Photography: A History, 1840-2015

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery,
11 Church St.
Searsport, 04974 United States
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With authors Libby Bischof, Susan Danly, and Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.
Thursday, June 23, 5:30 pm to 7 pm, Carver Memorial Gallery, 11 Church St.
Admission free.

Meet the historians behind the book Maine Photography: A History, 1840-2015 and explore with them the origins of Maine’s rich photographic traditions; the rise of a fine-art photographic tradition; and the evolution of a thriving contemporary photo scene. Maine Photography: A History, 1840-2015 is part of the Maine Photo Project.

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August 2016
Free

Maine Memories: A Vintage Picture Postcard Tour, Book Signing & Talk

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery,
11 Church St.
Searsport, 04974 United States
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Maine-Memories

With authors Michael Closen and John Brunkowski
Thursday, August 25, 7 pm, Carver Memorial Gallery, 11 Church St.
Admission free.

Hear the fascinating story of this impressive collection of over 350 postcards of the lighthouses, harbors, ships, railroads, wildlife, forests and lakes of Maine.






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September 2016
Free

Maine On Glass, Book Signing & Talk

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery,
11 Church St.
Searsport, 04974 United States
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With authors Earle Shettleworth, Jr., William H. Bunting, and Kevin Johnson
Thursday, September 22, 7 pm, Carver Memorial Gallery, 11 Church St.
Admission free.

Hear fascinating in-depth historical commentary on the Maine photographs from Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company Collection. Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth, Jr., Maine historian and author William H. Bunting, and Penobscot Marine Museum Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson collaborated on this book about the unique Belfast-based postcard company of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Maine On Glass is published by Tilbury House.






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