Falmouth Harbor

Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: Falmouth Harbor

Barcode: 1988

Creator: Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet (1722 -1824)

Publisher: Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet (1722 -1824)

Region Depicted: Casco Bay, Maine · Portland Harbor, Maine · South Portland, Maine

Date Produced: 1776

Date Published: 1776

Language: English

Historical Context: Chart of Casco Bay, originally published in London at the beginning of the Revolution, provides the first detailed view of the Portland peninsula, then called Falmouth Neck.

Subjects: Maine--Maps · Maine · Portland (Me.) · Casco Bay (Me.) · Portland Harbor (Me.) · South Portland (Me.) · Islands · Colonial America · United States History Revolution, 1775-1783

Map Type: Geographical, Nautical charts, Topographical

Dimensions: 54 x 75 cm

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map of Casco Bay, Maine. The chart includes Portland Harbor and nearby islands and shows the locations of settlements, including buildings. The chart includes soundings for the harbor and detailed rendering of the local topography.

Physical Description: 1 map: illustrated

Theme: Maine Counties and Towns/Cities

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/1988.0001