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Maine Bicentennial

1867

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Plan Of A Village Adapted To The Requirements Of The Industrial College Of The State Of Maine, Frederick Law Olmsted, Calvert Vaux May 1867

Plan Of A Village Adapted To The Requirements Of The Industrial College Of The State Of Maine, Frederick Law Olmsted, Calvert Vaux

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Plan of a village adapted to the requirements of the industrial college of the state of Maine; accommodated to existing houses and rights of way, and with an adjustment of the present High Road passing through the Property of the College on Stillwater River. Olmsted, Vaux & Co., landscape architects, May 1st, 1867. The map includes three scales and profiles of the landscape. A compass indicates the orientation to north. Map scale: 1:1,200. Map size: 83 x 119 cm

Frederick L. Olmsted (1822-1903) is considered to the father of American landscape architecture and protégé of British-American architect, Calvert Vaux ...


Arnold And Tilla English Opera Troupe Playbill, W. H. Tilla, William Horton, Blance Ellerman, Walter Birch, D. Oakley, Tom Bartleman, James A. Arnold, Clara Fisher, Frank Howson Dec 1866

Arnold And Tilla English Opera Troupe Playbill, W. H. Tilla, William Horton, Blance Ellerman, Walter Birch, D. Oakley, Tom Bartleman, James A. Arnold, Clara Fisher, Frank Howson

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Seeking to cultivate popular support for opera in the Victorian Era, American-style opera evolved with traveling troupes performing in English, particularly during the post-Civil War period.

This playbill, ca. 1860s, is for the performance of the Arnold and Tilla's English Opera Troupe at Norumbega Hall in Bangor. The company was formed by the principle artists of the Kellogg Opera Company and the Richings Opera Company for a three-week tour of Maine. They performed the Daniel Auber opera, Fra Diavolo and Michael William Balfe's Bohemian Girl on two different nights. Fra Diavolo was one of the Kellogg Company's ...