Mount Desert, bearing N.W. 10 miles, 1837

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This scene of Mount Desert Island is Plate XX from the book Atlas of plates illustrating the Geology of the State of Maine accompanying the first report on the geology of the state, by Charles T. Jackson, engraving and lithography by Thomas Moore, 1837.

Francis Graeter, a native of Germany, was the illustrator for many of the images in the book. He lived in the U.S. from 1826 to 1842, when he returned to Germany.

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  • Title: Mount Desert, bearing N.W. 10 miles, 1837
  • Creator: Francis Graeter
  • Creation Date: 1837
  • Subject Date: 1837
  • Location: Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: QJ M 551 J132.2
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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