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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

7506E

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

12-4-1937

Description

Exterior night view of Porteous, Mitchell, and Braun Department Store, 522 - 528 Congress Street, from northeast. The store building was photographed to highlight the display of electric Christmas lights. Porteous' decorating tradition included decorating the canopy above the entrance with a row of Christmas trees.

Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 4 December 1937

Keywords

Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Congress Street, Businesses, Holiday lights

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.