Cartoon by Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
. Alexander served on the Survey for close to 40 years.
This was his view of work on island off the coast of Maine.
Image ID: theb3723, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Photo Date: 1850
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