Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes: Town & City Views, 1830-1870

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes: Town & City Views, 1830-1870

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Center Gallery, Focus Gallery
Explores the history of Maine town and city views published during the first fifty years of statehood through major lithographs and several related paintings.

Works

"Bowdoin College Campus," 1839, oil on canvas by John G. Brown, American, 1821–1828.

About

This exhibition explores the history of Maine town and city views published during the first fifty years of statehood through major lithographs and several related paintings. These works, selected by Earle Shettleworth, Maine State Historian, provide insights into how these growing centers of commerce and industry viewed themselves and wished to be viewed by others.