Portland Observatory Poster

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Portland Observatory Poster

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Advertisement poster depicting the Portland Observatory with balustrade and flags, created just after the city took ownership as part of the Works Progress Administration art project, a government program during the Great Depression.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portland Observatory Poster
  • Creator: Works Progress Administration
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions: 35 cm x 54 cm
  • Local Code: 1991.1.36
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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