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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

16855 and 116329

Format of Original

120mm gelatin silver negative, 4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

11-5-1939

Description

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.]

Keywords

Portland, Me., Parkside, Oakdale, Parks, Deering Oaks

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.