“Made in Maine” is about nineteenth-century manufacturing in a state usually associated with forests, potatoes, seacoasts, and tourists. The exhibit provocatively challenges the conventional wisdom about what Maine was like in the years slightly before and mostly after statehood in 1820.
Segal, Howard. "Nineteenth-Century Industrializing Maine: The Way Life Really Was: Paul Rivard’s Made in Maine." Maine History 43, 3 (2008): 220-226. https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mainehistoryjournal/vol43/iss3/7