Commemorative pitcher, 1807

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Commemorative pitcher, 1807

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Description

This pitcher has a drawing of the Portland Observatory with signals numbered and explained. On reverse: the ship Washington with another ship flying the "W" signal flag. This image on the pitcher can be attributed to Lemuel Moody who created a watercolor of the Observatory complete with signal flags in 1807 - (see Record #6157)

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About This Item

  • Title: Commemorative pitcher, 1807
  • Creator: Herculaneum Pottery
  • Creation Date: 1807
  • Subject Date: 1807
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pottery
  • Dimensions: 24 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: 37*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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