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Map A plan of Alfred, Maine

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  • A plan of Alfred, Maine


  • Bussell, Joshua H., 1816-1900, cartographer.

Created / Published

  • [Alfred, Maine] : Joshua H. Bussell, August 28, 1845.


  • -  Shaker architecture--Maine--Alfred--Maps
  • -  Shaker architecture--Pictorial works
  • -  Alfred (Me. : Town)--Maps
  • -  United States--Maine--Alfred (Town)


  • Manuscript maps
  • Pictorial maps


  • -  Shows buildings pictorially.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Oriented with north to the right.
  • -  Folded vertically, with losses in the upper half.
  • -  Profiles on verso: The hill east & west -- The hill north & south -- Shape of the road from one bridge to the other.
  • -  Accompanying drawing shows three Shaker buildings, annotated, probably incorrectly, in pencil in lower margin as: 1. Hancock Mass. ; 2. Mt. Lebanon, South family, NY. ; 3. Mt. Lebanon, NY., Shaker meeting house.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 1 manuscript map : color, mounted on paper ; 55 x 99 cm + 1 manuscript drawing (color, mounted on cloth and laminated ; 39 x 52 cm)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3734.A432 1845 .B8


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593116

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Bussell, Joshua H., Cartographer. A plan of Alfred, Maine. [Alfred, Maine: Joshua H. Bussell, 1845] Map.

APA citation style:

Bussell, J. H. (1845) A plan of Alfred, Maine. [Alfred, Maine: Joshua H. Bussell] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Bussell, Joshua H., Cartographer. A plan of Alfred, Maine. [Alfred, Maine: Joshua H. Bussell, 1845] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.