View of Bar Harbor and Mt. Desert Island, 1886

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View of Bar Harbor and Mt. Desert Island, 1886

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This bird's-eye view shows Bar Harbor village with its buildings and important points of interest, with the mountains of Mt. Desert Island exaggerated in the background. Important hotels are shown as insets. The hotel owners helped to pay for the publication of this map in order to advertise their establishments.

The full title of this view is, "Bird's eye view of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Hancock Co., Maine."

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  • Title: View of Bar Harbor and Mt. Desert Island, 1886
  • Creator: A. F. Poole
  • Creation Date: 1886
  • Subject Date: 1886
  • Location: Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, lithograph
  • Dimensions: 33.0 cm x 60.0 cm
  • Local Code: G3434.B25A3 1886 .P6
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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