Maps, Photos & Prints, Etc.

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This section of the Maine Historical Society on-line store has historic photos, maps, paintings, drawings, and engineering and architectural plans. If you don't see here what you're looking for, chances are we have it in our archives and can make a professional reproduction. Email us: museumstore@mainehistory.org.

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You can order historic images from over 100 collecting institutions in Maine. Purchase prints or digital files for publication at www.VintageMaineImages.com, a Maine Historical Society website. All proceeds will benefit local history projects.
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DES BARRES CHART OF CASCO BAY (1776)
We are pleased to offer a fine, limited edition printing of the J.F.W. Des Barres Chart of Casco Bay, produced in 1776 for the British Admiralty, these beautiful and accurate navigational charts were unsurpassed until the mid-nineteenth century. Today they are considered historical treasures and classics of the mapmaker's art. Limited to 250 unframed hand-numbered copies, each delicately colored, printed on fine Arches paper, 23" by 30", and finished with deckled edge.
$189.00
DES BARRES CHART OF CASCO BAY (1776) 2463
FLAGS OF THE PORTLAND OBSERVATORY
This color poster commemorates the Portland Observatory, built in 1807. It features the signal flags flown from the Observatory to alert local merchants that their ships had been spotted in the distance, soon to arrive in the harbor. 26" x 34". Reprinted from the collections of the Maine Historical Society. Mailed rolled in tube.
$9.95
FLAGS OF THE PORTLAND OBSERVATORY poobfl
FOOD DON'T WASTE IT POSTER
Created for the U.S. Food Administration during World War I, this poster addresses the matter of civilian food supply. Food-Don't Waste It...still good advice! From the collections of Maine Historical Society. 12" x 18". Shipped in a mailing tube.
$9.95
FOOD DON'T WASTE IT POSTER 3581
GENEALOGY FAN CHART
Spread out in the shape of a fan, this large (24" X 36") genealogy chart can fit up to 11 generations. Great for recording your extensive genealogical research. Mailed rolled in tube.
$10.95
GENEALOGY FAN CHART 2454
MAINE LIGHTHOUSES ILLUSTRATED MAP & GUIDE
The illustrated map and guide to all Maine's lighthouses, completely revised with new design, cartography and more illustrations. All standing and "lost" lighthouses in Maine and nearby New Hampshire and New Brunswick are located on a detailed coastal map. History and description of each lighthouse. Directions to each light or best viewing spots. 37 original watercolor illustrations. Directory of lighthouse cruises and island ferries. Lighthouse and maritime museums listed and located on map. True tales of Maine lighthouses.
$6.95
MAINE LIGHTHOUSES ILLUSTRATED MAP & GUIDE ISBN_978-1888216288
MAP OF CASCO BAY
Completed in 1992 by Maine cartographer Stephen Hopkins, this black and white map pinpoints the larger well known islands in Casco Bay along with the smaller islands, rocks and ledges. A legend printed in the lower right corner identifies the symbols used on the map. 18" x 24". Mailed rolled in tube.
$6.99
MAP OF CASCO BAY 3053
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OBLIQUE AERIAL VIEW OF THE STATE OF MAINE
Get a new perspective on Maine. This unique aerial view map shows where natural features are, as well as parks and reserves such as Acadia National Park, Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Gulf Hagas Reserve, and more. 22" x 28". Mailed rolled in tube.
$14.95
OBLIQUE AERIAL VIEW OF THE STATE OF MAINE 2503
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PORTLAND TRAILS MAP
This 4th edition of the Portland Trails map gives you the trails, parks, and open spaces for Portland, Maine and surrounding communities.
$5.95
PORTLAND TRAILS MAP 2366
PRINTED MAPS OF THE DISTRICT AND STATE OF MAINE
This book is a comprehensive guide to maps of the state of Maine printed between 1793 and 1860. The 171 maps illustrated and described in the book represent the period called “the Golden Age” of American cartography. Hardcover 460 pages
$65.00
PRINTED MAPS OF THE DISTRICT AND STATE OF MAINE 879
S.S. PORTLAND  (1891)
This high-quality reproduction is printed on acid-free paper and limited to 1000 copies. 19" x 28". Mailed rolled in tube.
$12.95
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S.S. STATE OF MAINE (1892)
This high-quality reproduction is printed on acid-free paper and limited to 1000 copies. 19" x 28". Mailed rolled in tube.
$12.95
S.S. STATE OF MAINE (1892) ssstatofmain
VIEW OF PORTLAND 1865
Published by Bailey & Noyes - from the collections of Maine Historical Society. 11" x 18". Mailed rolled in tube.
$2.95
VIEW OF PORTLAND 1865 3321