The District of Main from the latest Surveys O. Carleton, delin

Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: The District of Main from the latest Surveys O. Carleton, delin

Barcode: 2056

Creator: Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816

Publisher: Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816

Region Depicted: Maine

Date Produced: 1793

Date Published: 1793

Language: English

Historical Context: Osgood Carleton (1741-1816) was the key figure in the early mapping of the Eastern District of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Maine. A land surveyor and teacher of the mathematical arts in Boston, he compiled existing manuscript maps and plans into maps of the district for books on U.S. geography and Maine history, in 1793 and 1795 respectively. These were the first printed maps of Maine.

Subjects: Maine--Maps · Maine

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: 27 x 21 cm

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map of Maine showing lakes, rivers, and populated places

Physical Description: 1 map: illustrated

Theme: Maine

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/2056.0001