Signal flags, Portland Observatory, ca. 1810
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Six signal flags for shipowners used at the Portland Observatory. The Observatory on Munjoy Hill raised the appropriate flag to communicate the arrival of ships in Portland Harbor.
- Title: Signal flags, Portland Observatory, ca. 1810
- Creation Date: circa 1810
- Subject Date: circa 1810
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: art on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 902 FF 2
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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