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2186Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern
  • Object, Water Transporation, Ship's Lantern
  • Businesses, Transportation Business
Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern. Late 1800s to early 1900s. Galvanized, handle on chimney, hanging bracket on back door. Red glass panel 4" x 4 1/2". green glass panel 4" x 4 1/2" with crack and missing piece about one inch long. Clear bullseye lens 2 1/2" diameter at front. Dietz Convex brass kerosene tank 2 1/4" round x 2 1/2" high, wick included. Overall dimensions 7 3/4" high, base 7 1/4" x 4 1/2." Been in Burnham house, 374 Seawall Road for generations.
  • Box 40
  • 7 3/4" high, 7 1/4" x 4 1/2" base
Description:
Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern. Late 1800s to early 1900s. Galvanized, handle on chimney, hanging bracket on back door. Red glass panel 4" x 4 1/2". green glass panel 4" x 4 1/2" with crack and missing piece about one inch long. Clear bullseye lens 2 1/2" diameter at front. Dietz Convex brass kerosene tank 2 1/4" round x 2 1/2" high, wick included. Overall dimensions 7 3/4" high, base 7 1/4" x 4 1/2." Been in Burnham house, 374 Seawall Road for generations. [show more]
2437Lobster Trap Head Needle
  • Object, Needle Tool
  • Object, Other Object, Fishing Tool
Used to knit the heads of lobster traps and to mend fishing nets. Made by Columbian Rope & Twine; Distributed by Manset Marine Supply Company
  • File: Lobstering
  • 12" x 1"
Description:
Used to knit the heads of lobster traps and to mend fishing nets. Made by Columbian Rope & Twine; Distributed by Manset Marine Supply Company
1602
  • 520
Coffin Plate
  • Object, Tombstone, Grave Marker
  • People
Coffin Plate (also called Casket Plaque). Pewter. Annie D. Harper, Died Dec. 13, 1873, Aged 28 Years. 4"x6" oval. Two sheets of genealogical information by Ruth Davis
  • File: Harper Family
  • 4" x 6"
Description:
Coffin Plate (also called Casket Plaque). Pewter. Annie D. Harper, Died Dec. 13, 1873, Aged 28 Years. 4"x6" oval. Two sheets of genealogical information by Ruth Davis
1911
  • 808
Tea Cart
  • Object, Furnishings, Table, Cart Table, Tea Cart
  • Businesses, Lodging Business
Folding tea cart from the dining room of the Ocean House, Manset. 36" x 18".
  • GS
  • 36" x 18"
Description:
Folding tea cart from the dining room of the Ocean House, Manset. 36" x 18".
2181Hatchet/ ice block shaper
  • Object, Ice Harvesting Tool
  • Businesses, Service Business, Ice Harvesting Business
Hatchet/ice block shaper. Wood handle.
  • Box 57
  • 12 1/2" x 9
Description:
Hatchet/ice block shaper. Wood handle.
2178Carpenter's level
  • Object, Woodworking, Carpenter's Level
  • Businesses, Boatbuilding Business
Carpenter's level, wood
  • Box 57
  • 1 1/2"x 1 1/2" x 28" long
Description:
Carpenter's level, wood
2177Carpenter's level
  • Object, Woodworking, Carpenter's Level
  • Businesses, Boatbuilding Business
Carpenter's level, wood
  • Box 57
  • 2 1/2" x 18" x 1 1/2"
Description:
Carpenter's level, wood
2175Ship speedometer
  • Object, Mechanical, Speedometer
  • Vessels, Ship
Ship speedometer. Brass, one of four fins missing.
  • Box 57
  • 15", fins 2 1/2"
Description:
Ship speedometer. Brass, one of four fins missing.
2005
  • 164
Everett Torrey Order of Induction into Military Service of the United States, May 10, 1918
  • Document, Government, Military Record
  • People
Draft notice for Everett Torrey dated May 10, 1918 and notifying Torrey that he should report to the Ellsworth, Maine local board on May 27, 1918 to begin his military service.
  • Box 30
Description:
Draft notice for Everett Torrey dated May 10, 1918 and notifying Torrey that he should report to the Ellsworth, Maine local board on May 27, 1918 to begin his military service.
1513
  • 456
Eugene M. Norwood Square sign.
  • Object, Sign
  • Places, Town
Sign: Eugene M. Norwood Sq. Wood, black with gold lettering. 24" x 6"
  • Box 57
  • 24" x 6"
Description:
Sign: Eugene M. Norwood Sq. Wood, black with gold lettering. 24" x 6"
2051Ice Cream Scoop
  • Object, Serving Scoop, Ice Cream Scoop
  • Other, Household Items
Ice Cream Scoop from the Gleaners Hall, Manset Union Church.
  • Box 41
  • 11"
Description:
Ice Cream Scoop from the Gleaners Hall, Manset Union Church.
2124Candle Snuffer
  • Object, Furnishings, Candle Extinguisher
  • Other, Household Items
Candle snuffer, type with no handle. Tin. Found in Manset Union Chrurch, August 12, 2018.
  • Box 41
  • 2 1/4"
Description:
Candle snuffer, type with no handle. Tin. Found in Manset Union Chrurch, August 12, 2018.
2200Moxie drinking glass
  • Object, Drinking Glass
  • Other, Household Items
Drinking glass, clear. Branded "Moxie." Also molded into glass "Licensed only for serving MOXIE."
  • Box 47
  • 4 tall x 3 diameter
Description:
Drinking glass, clear. Branded "Moxie." Also molded into glass "Licensed only for serving MOXIE."
2011The Beals Rose Napkin, January 14, 1949
  • Document, Memorabilia
  • People
Folded napkin that on one side features a pink rose and on the other side features the words "The Beals. Elva L. Beal, Harwood Beal, Douglas Beal" The Beals side of the napkin also features a handwritten score, dated January 14, 1949, of a game between Pemetic and Bluehill. The score is likely from a high school basketball game.
  • Box 21
Description:
Folded napkin that on one side features a pink rose and on the other side features the words "The Beals. Elva L. Beal, Harwood Beal, Douglas Beal" The Beals side of the napkin also features a handwritten score, dated January 14, 1949, of a game between Pemetic and Bluehill. The score is likely from a high school basketball game.
2022Phillips Family Claremont Hotel Christmas Card
  • Document, Correspondence, Greeting Card
  • Structures, Commercial, Lodging
Undated Christmas card featuring a photograph of the Claremont Hotel and signed "The Phillips Family."
  • File: Claremont Hotel
Description:
Undated Christmas card featuring a photograph of the Claremont Hotel and signed "The Phillips Family."
2130Silver Candlesticks in memory of Oscar Seavey
  • Object, Religious Objects
  • Object, Religious Objects
Candlesticks (2), silver. Engraved on each "Manset Union Church in Memory of Oscar Seavey." Sterling #422, weighted.
  • Box 48
  • 5"
Description:
Candlesticks (2), silver. Engraved on each "Manset Union Church in Memory of Oscar Seavey." Sterling #422, weighted.
2002Southwest Harbor Board of Trade Parking Tag
  • Document, Permission, Permit
  • Places, Town
A tag from the Southwest Harbor Board of Trade that allows tourists to park their car as long as desired on the right-hand side of the street.
  • Box 09, George Norwood papers
Description:
A tag from the Southwest Harbor Board of Trade that allows tourists to park their car as long as desired on the right-hand side of the street.
2205Chickadee tray
  • Object, Furnishings, Household Tray
  • Other, Household Items
Chickadee tray. Metal tray with chickadee painting. Bronze colored back with label for "The Live Yankee, Southwest Harbor Maine," where it was bought.
  • Box 47
  • 11" Round
Description:
Chickadee tray. Metal tray with chickadee painting. Bronze colored back with label for "The Live Yankee, Southwest Harbor Maine," where it was bought.
2174Drill
  • Object, Woodworking
  • Businesses, Boatbuilding Business
Hand Drill, iron.
  • General Storage (Archives shelves bottom)
  • 4'2"
Description:
Hand Drill, iron.
2176Ship's sounding lead
  • Object, Water Transporation, Water Transportation Accessories
  • Vessels, Ship
Ship's sounding lead. Lead weight 8" long, overall length 16", plus 21" cord. Used to read depth of water.
  • General Storage (Archives shelves bottom)
  • 16"
Description:
Ship's sounding lead. Lead weight 8" long, overall length 16", plus 21" cord. Used to read depth of water.
2183Boat water bailing scoop
  • Object, Water Transporation, Water Transportation Accessories
  • Businesses, Fishery Business
Scoop for bailing water from a boat. Wood handle, tin scoop.
  • Box 40
  • 14" x 3" x 7" wide
Description:
Scoop for bailing water from a boat. Wood handle, tin scoop.
1852
  • 766
Pemetic High School Ring
  • Object, Jewelry
  • People
Class Ring, 1936, Pemetic High School. James Kingsley Dolliver. Found in attic of Winifred Clark. Together with information on Mr. Dolliver. Some genealogy.
  • File: Dolliver Family
Description:
Class Ring, 1936, Pemetic High School. James Kingsley Dolliver. Found in attic of Winifred Clark. Together with information on Mr. Dolliver. Some genealogy.
2198Portable Singer Sewing machine
  • Object, Needlework Machine, Sewing Machine
  • Other, Household Items
Portable Singer. Sewing Machine. In black case. Motor catalog # 3-120. Purchased by Mrs. Barbara Dolliver Coombs from J.C. Penney in 1949, when she was living in Southwest Harbor and used to make many family clothes. Notes from donor, Brenda Coombs Albers, her daughter.
  • Box 46
  • 13" wide, 8 1/4" deep x 12" high
Description:
Portable Singer. Sewing Machine. In black case. Motor catalog # 3-120. Purchased by Mrs. Barbara Dolliver Coombs from J.C. Penney in 1949, when she was living in Southwest Harbor and used to make many family clothes. Notes from donor, Brenda Coombs Albers, her daughter.
2199Sewing Machine button hole attachment.
  • Object, Needlework Machine, Sewing Machine
  • Other, Household Items
Button Hole attachment for Singer Sewing Machine. Goes with Item number 2198. Has sample cloth of sizes of holes. Green plastic case.
  • Box 47
  • 11" x 5" oval
Description:
Button Hole attachment for Singer Sewing Machine. Goes with Item number 2198. Has sample cloth of sizes of holes. Green plastic case.
2182"Sad" Iron
  • Object, Maintenance, Iron
  • Other, Household Items
"Sad Iron for ironing cloth
  • Box 40
  • 6" x 6" x 5 1/2" high
Description:
"Sad Iron for ironing cloth