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Catalog Number 996-256-472
Object Name Map
Title Map
Description Framed pocket map of MDI presented to Bishop William Manning on behalf of Lafayette National Park by Charles W. Eliot at the Peace Tree planting July 26, 1919. Map signed by Robert Abbe. Left corner marked, “Modeled by Robert Abbe. Reproduced by Howell’s Microcosm, Washington, D.C. Copyright 1916. Right corner, marked This Beautiful Island of Mount Desert Champlain Map Endorsed by Charles W. Eliot and George B. Door for the Trustees of...” Poems on reverse side entitled “Sequoia” and “Pine”. They commemorate planting of trees in the wild gardens.Black frame. Rusted nails hold map in place. Map on stiff paper folds in center. Strips of card board hold map in place on each side. Two eyes hold picture wire.
Date 1919c.
Collection Map Collection
Notes 3