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View at Seal Harbor, Mt. Desert [Island], Maine [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of Seal Harbor with rocky shallows and a grassy island in the center at Mount Desert Island. A canoe rests on the island and a girl wearing a lace collar and a hat stands in the grass. Mount Desert Island, the largest island off the coast of Maine, was popularized in the mid-19th century by Hudson River School painters as a nature retreat. From the late 19th century to around the 1930s the Island was a tourist destination for the social elite., Contains MCM stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.