Vintage Acadia and more in Fernald Gallery

May 07, 2017
Courtesy of: Penobscot Marine Museum Vintage images of Acadia National Park and other Maine locales are in view at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast.

Belfast — Penobscot Marine Museum’s historic photography exhibits “Acadia National Park: A Postcard View” and “The History of Postcards” are on view in the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center through Monday, May 22.

The exhibit is open to the public and is free of charge. The hallway H. Alan and Sally Fernald Art Gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

“Acadia National Park: A Postcard View” features photos from the early days of Acadia National Park taken by the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. The photos are accompanied by historical captions by Liz Fitzsimmons. This exhibit was created for last year’s 100th anniversary of Acadia National Park.

“The History of Postcards” was the theme of he Penobscot Marine Museum’s summer 2016 exhibit, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of Maine Postcard Day. The exhibit includes photos with captions that depict the role that postcards played in early social media.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 338-8049. Additional information about the Hutchinson Center is available at hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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