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"Metinicus [sic] Light House", Designed by Alexander Parris, Drawn by Brown and Hastings, engineers, March 28, 1848


"Metinicus [sic] Light House" Designed by Alexander Parris

"Metinicus [sic] Light House" Designed by Alexander Parris, Drawn by Brown and Hastings, engineers, March 28, 1848, Watercolor on paper, 18 1/2" x 22 3/4"; Patented Case Files, 1836 - 1956; Records of the U.S. Coast Guard; Record Group 26; National Archives.

Drawn on March 28, 1848, this drawing depicts Matinicus Rock Lighthouse, one of eight primary navigation aids off the coast of Maine. Alexander Parris, the architect, designed many stone buildings in New England including the 1825 Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts.
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