Searsport, Maine, August 7, 2015 – The tintype photography booth at Penobscot Marine Museum was so popular in July that the museum has arranged for the booth to return, giving everyone another opportunity to have their tintype taken. The tintype booth is run by the AgNO3 Lab, which… Read More
    Searsport, Maine, July 16, 2015 – Stereoviews took the world by storm and were the most popular form of photography from the 1860’s through the 1920’s. In his talk Stereo Views of New England, Maine State Museum Director Bernard Fishman provides 3-D glasses and projects historic 3-D stereoview… Read More
    Searsport, Maine, July 17, 2015 – Tintypes were popular in the 1860’s and 1870’s and many of the photographs taken during the Civil War were tintypes. They are not made on tin, but are a type of photograph made on a sheet of blackened iron. A mobile tintype… Read More
    The Lubec Memorial Library is the next stop for the “Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye” which is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection. Eastern Illustrating made real photo postcards using glass plate negatives shot from 1909 through the 1950s. The exhibit, a collaboration between the… Read More
    The University of Maine in Machias Art gallery in Powers Hall will host an exhibit of historic Washington County photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s collection opening June 3rd. “Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye” is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection, based on glass plate… Read More
    The University of Maine in Machias Art gallery in Powers Hall will host an exhibit of historic Washington County photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s collection opening June 3rd. “Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye” is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection, based on glass plate… Read More
    FRIENDSHIP — Penobscot Marine Museum’s county-wide traveling exhibit of historic photographs, “Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” has moved from the Vose Library in Union to the Friendship Town Office. The exhibit will be on display in the town office, 6 Harbor Road in Friendship, now through June. Read More