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Signals at the Portland Observatory

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Signals at the Portland Observatory

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A watercolor of Portland Observatory and the 24 signal flags used to let merchants know when their vessels were entering Portland Harbor. This watercolor is attributed to Lemuel Moody.

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  • Title: Signals at the Portland Observatory
  • Creator: Moody, Lemuel
  • Creation Date: circa 1807
  • Subject Date: circa 1807
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on paper
  • Local Code: GA 57
  • Object Type: Image

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

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