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Item Title Type Subject Creator Publisher Date
2020.11.01Yachting Cap worn on A. Atwater Kent, Jr.'s boats
  • Object, Clothing, Cap, Sport Cap, Yachting Cap
  • Recreation, Yachting
  • Zeidel & Co.
Description:
Yachting cap with stitched emblem that incorporates the burgee of Philadelphia's Corinthian Yacht Club on the left (triangular burgee with white background, red cross, and blue corner) and A. Atwater Kent, Jr.'s personal signal flag on the right (red field with a blue K outlined in white). Label inside the hat indicates that it was sold by Zeidel Uniforms of Port Washington, Long Island, New York and West Palm Beach, Florida.
84.41.01Wheel, Wooden Bicycle
  • Object, Vehicle Component, Vehicle Wheel, Bicycle Wheel
  • Transportation, Cycle, Bicycle
90.06.01Decoy Branscom Male Eider ca 1915
  • Object, Armaments, Decoy
  • Nature, Animals, Ducks
  • Object, Art, Sculpture, Carving, Decoy Carving
  • Recreation, Hunting
  • Branscom
Description:
Carved decoy, male eider duck
2020.PVA.DWG.IDKAmerican Legion men standing next to the Firehouse, Northeast Harbor
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Organizations, Fraternal
  • People
Description:
Members of the Lurvey-Wright Post of the American Legion standing to the south of the firehouse, Northeast Harbor. A key accompanying this photograph gives the names of some of the men, including Lyle Wescott, Jack Reynolds, Gerald Sr. [Gerald Norwood, Sr], Arthur Walls, Zip Ober, James Bunker, Larry Wass, Bill Cripps, John Manchester, Arthur Eaton, H. Suminsby, and ____ McCrae.
2018.PVA.DWG.IDKHalf model of a Luders 16 Sloop
  • Object, Model
  • Vessels, Boat, Sailboat
  • Smallidge - Robert Lindsay Smallidge Sr. (1896-1982)
Description:
Half model of a sloop, perhaps a Luders 16, with a Genoa jib, made by Robert L. Smallidge Sr. of Northeast Harbor. Model's hull is varnished, and uses various wood types for topsides, waterline, and bottom, while the sails are painted white. The model and sails are mounted on a pine board. On the back of the model is #6, R.L. Smallidge, N.E. Harbor, Me.
2019.XX.XXDisplay Case with adjustable shelves
  • Object
Description:
Oak display case with adjustable glass shelves, once used in Mrs. Tracy's Shop, Northeast Harbor, and later used in Mrs. Pervear's Shop, Northeast Harbor. Before being donated to the museum it was used in Pine Bough Antiques, Northeast Harbor. Mirror-paneled doors on the backside open, providing access to the interior space. Three draws are accessible from the back.
85.13.09Hooked Rugs C. B. Murphy Sold to Summer People
  • Image, Photograph
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
[blank]Hooked rug with modified diamond pattern
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Flatweave, Rag Rug
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
Description:
Hooked rug with modified diamond pattern Dimensions 27.5"x53.5"
2018.XX.PVA.DWGHooked rug with diamond pattern
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Flatweave, Rag Rug
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
Description:
Hooked rug with diamond pattern 38"x60"
[blank]Luere Babson Deasy
  • Reference
  • People
Description:
Luere B. Deasy was born on February 8, 1859 in Gouldsboro to Daniel and Emma L. (Moore) Deasy. He was educated at the State Normal School in Castine. He did not attend college, but received a law degree from Boston University Law School. Deasy was admitted to the Bar in 1884. Prior to sitting on the Court, Deasy practiced in Bar Harbor. Deasy served as President of both the Hancock County Bar Association and the Maine State Bar Association. He was elected to the Maine State Senate and served as its President. Deasy was appointed an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court by Governor Milliken on September 25, 1918. On October 1, 1929, he was appointed Chief Justice by Governor Gardiner. He served as Chief until his retirement on February 7, 1930, when he returned to private practice in Bar Harbor. Deasy died on March 13, 1940, in Portland, at the age of 81. Sources: In Memoriam, Luere B. Deasy, 138 ME 371; James H. Mundy, Presidents of the Maine State Senate from 1820, Secretary of the Senate of Maine, 1979. See also article about Deasy at: http://mdihistory.org/wp-content/uploads/Horner.pdf [show more]
[blank]Glass Plate Negative Set Mount Desert Rock
  • Set
  • Places, Island
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Test Subject Entry Site Term
86.18.05Photograph Northeast Livery
  • Image, Photograph
  • Businesses, Transportation Business, Livery Business
  • Structures, Commercial, Livery Stable
84.32.01Photo-Essay of Last (1942) Voyage of Coal Schooner "Rebecca R. Douglas"
  • Publication, Literary, Essay
  • Businesses, Coal and Oil Business
  • Vessels, Ship, Sailing Ship, Schooner
  • Chanler - Bronson W.
Description:
Photo-Essay by Bronson W. Chanler detailing a trip aboard the coal schooner "Rebecca R. Douglas" between Northeast Harbor and New York City. Note: As originally displayed in the museum, copies of the photographs taken by Chanler were mounted alongside excerpts and quotes. Around 2015 the photographs were removed from the 1984 posters so they could be scanned and better protected. They are uploaded here, as is the complete text by Bronson W. Chanler. [show more]
86.31.02Scrapbook with 44 Postcards of Mount Desert Island
  • Document, Memorabilia, Album, Postcard Album
  • Places, Island
00.00.01Light Bulb
  • Object, Furnishings, Light Bulb
Description:
Electric Tantalum Lamp
86.19.02Hall Quarry in Snow
  • Image, Photograph
  • Businesses, Quarry Operation Business
Description:
Copy. Original returned to owner.
82.02.01School Bell
  • Object, Sound Signaling Device, Bell, School Bell
  • Organizations, School Institution
86.18.03Panorama of Northeast Harbor--Clifton's Dock
  • Image, Photograph, Photographic Print, Panorama
  • Businesses, Fishery Business
Description:
Photograph. Original returned to donor.
83.33.01Postcard of Bear Island Light
  • Object, Writing, Postcard
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Vessels, Boat, Sailboat
89.07.01Manuel Fatese at Old Sea Street Dock
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • People
  • Structures, Transportation, Marine Landing, Dock
83.33.03Postcard from Bear Island Light
  • Object, Writing, Postcard
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Vessels, Boat, Sailboat
86.18.07Boarding House Northeast Harbor
  • Image, Photograph
  • Structures, Commercial, Boardinghouse
86.06.09Man Driving a Buckboard at Head of Somes Sound
  • Image, Photograph
  • Nature, Animals, Horses
  • People
  • Transportation, Carriage, Buckboard
86.18.09Aftermath of Rock End Fire
  • Image, Photograph
  • Events, Fire
86.17.02Haynes Express Truck with Man
  • Image, Photograph
  • Businesses, Transportation Business
  • People
Description:
Copy of original. Original returned to owner.