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Waldo County Through Eastern’s Eye: Museum’s Photo Collection Shows How the Area Appeared 75-100 Years Ago

Belfast, Maine -

Photos from 75-100 years ago are shown in "Waldo County Through Eastern's Eye," at the Hutchinson Center, Belfast, from January 6 through April 30, 2011. (Photo: Courtesy Penobscot Marine Museum)

BELFAST – “Waldo County Through Eastern’s Eye”, an exhibit of black and white photographs taken 75 to 100 years ago will run from January 6 through April 30 at the Allen & Sally Fernald Gallery at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast.¬† A reception with free refreshments will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 27.

Depicting old town and country scenes throughout Waldo County, the exhibit shows a fraction of the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection owned by Penobscot Marine Museum. Eastern was a postcard publisher founded in Belfast in 1909 and active through the early 1950s.

For more information, call 338 8000.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Kevin Johnson

Telephone Number: (207)338-8000

Website: http://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org/photo-collections/index.html

Email: kjohnson@pmm-maine.org