Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
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
"Porteous, Mitchell, and Braun department store, 1937" (1937). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 490.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Congress Street, Businesses, Holiday lights