Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
16855 and 116329
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
120mm gelatin silver negative, 4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
Views of the duck house, at Deering Oaks park pond. Portland's 55-acre city park dates back to 1879. The layout for the park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.
Left image: Full view of the Duck House, published in the Portland Sunday Telegram on 5 November 1939.
Right image: Full view of the Duck House, and portion of the pond, published in the Evening Express on 3 August 1970.
[A postcard of Deering Oaks from 1913, featuring the duck house, can be seen at this link.]
"Deering Oaks Duck House, 1939 and 1970" (1939). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 438.
Portland, Me., Parkside, Oakdale, Parks, Deering Oaks