Pudgy, Pouty Putti

By VM Guide Charisse Gendron In early 1998, Victoria Mansion started preparations for an exciting project: the reconstruction of its large stained-glass skylight, which had been shattered in a storm sixty years before. Surviving pieces were salvaged at the time, but only one clue remained to the overall composition: a roundel bearing a winged putto [...]

Pudgy, Pouty Putti2019-08-28T15:35:32+00:00

The Bourne Identity: What Was the Ottoman For, and Where Does It Belong?

by Victoria Mansion Guide Lisa Schinhofen   Victoria Mansion’s blue circular ottoman is hard to miss — due, in part, to its size and its prominent placement in the middle of a given room — and visitors often remark upon it.   Many recognize the ottoman as a type of public seating, having seen something [...]

The Bourne Identity: What Was the Ottoman For, and Where Does It Belong?2019-07-16T12:19:34+00:00

Victoria Mansion voted Maine’s Best Historic Landmark for 2019!

Thank you Down East readers for voting Victoria Mansion as Maine's Best Historic House Museum/ Landmark for 2019! The Mansion is in fantastic company with the Pejepscot Historical Society, the Francis, and the Portland Museum of Art. For a full list of all the fantastic winners, click HERE!

Victoria Mansion voted Maine’s Best Historic Landmark for 2019!2019-07-02T13:30:20+00:00