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Even Santa Has Bad Days: The Rainy Day Christmas Card, Charles "Chip" Kaufmann Jan 2007

Even Santa Has Bad Days: The Rainy Day Christmas Card, Charles "Chip" Kaufmann

Maine History

The Rainy Day Christmas Card, donated to the Maine Historical Society Library by Earl Shettleworth, was designed by Rafael Tuck & Sons in London and printed in the 1880s or 1890s at the First Fine Arts Works Studios, Saxony. Other Victorian Christmas cards produced by Tuck (1821-1900) contain similarly un-Christmas-like images: a bouquet of damask roses; wild flowers; apple blossoms; green Scottish heathland; idyllic fishing nets in a rural village; a country churchyard with newly-green birch trees beyond a waterfall. Clearly, behind the clouds of an English Christmas, somewhere, the sun must be shining.


Old Maps, Samuel H. Manhart Jan 2002

Old Maps, Samuel H. Manhart

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in English at The University of Maine, I submit a collection of poems 1 have entitled Old Maps. Many of the poems in this thesis employ natural imagery, and while it is my intent to discover and analyze the natural world, I also hope to uncover and disclose a more thorough understanding of myself through verse. The self-refledions I see in nature both surprise me and find their expression in my poetry. It is my hope, as I believe it is the hope of every poet, that ...


The Returned Maine Battle Flags, Moses Owen Jan 1886

The Returned Maine Battle Flags, Moses Owen

Maine History Documents

A printed poem by Moses Owen. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Presented by Mr. Libby, day guard, at the State House, Augusta, June 29th, 1886."