About Our Images


Developed and managed by the Maine Historical Society (MHS), Vintage Maine Images (VMI) is an online shopping source for over 11,000 historical images. Images are from the collections of the Maine Historical Society as well as from 200+ of Contributing Partners across Maine and New England. Topics cover all aspects of life and locations in New England, from the age of exploration to the present.

Historical Material

  • Photographs, glass plate negatives
  • Daguerreotypes
  • Maps
  • Manuscripts (letters, diaries, journals)
  • Broadsides, posters, newspapers
  • Postcards
  • Original works on paper
  • Painting
  • Architectural and mechanical drawing
  • Artifacts
  • And much more!

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