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A manuscript map titled Portland with a view of the different streets features the city streets and designations, as well as buildings, wharves and rope walks. Lemuel Moody (1767-1846) created this map in 1826, which was never formally printed.
Lemuel Moody, a mariner, shipmaster and businessman, is remembered for his contribution to the 1825 sailing chart of Portland's harbor and islands, his thermometric records of Portland, and his contribution toward the building of the Portland Observatory in 1807-1809.
About This Item
- Title: Portland street map, 1826
- Creator: Lemuel Moody
- Creation Date: 1826
- Subject Date: 1826
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Watercolor and pen and ink, mounted on fabric
- Dimensions: 74 cm x 136 cm
- Local Code: Map RR 8
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Portland (Me.)--Maps, Manuscript
- Streets--Maine--Portland--Maps, Manuscript
- Piers and wharves--Maine--Portland--Maps, Manuscript
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