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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.
About This Item
- 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, Box 1/2
- Collection: Portland Observatory signal books and thermometrical records
- Object Type: Image
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