Sepia View of Wolves Islands at Entrance of Passamaquoddy Bay

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Sepia View of Wolves Islands at Entrance of Passamaquoddy Bay

Barcode: 808

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

Region Depicted: Passamaquoddy Bay

Date Produced: circa 1781

Date Published: circa 1781

Subjects: Passamaquoddy Bay (N.B. and Me.) · Islands · Views · Geography --Pictorial works · Maps--Early works to 1800 · Sailing ships · Maine--Maps

Map Type: Views

Dimensions: 22 x 71 cm.

Printing Process: Etching

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Title supplied by cataloger. Two views on one sheet.

Brief Description: Sepia colored view of the "Wolves Islands" near the entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay. The island group is made up of Eastern Wolf Island, Green Rock, Spruce Island, Flat Wolf Island, and Southern Wolf Island. The view shows a number of sailing ships navigating between the islands.

Physical Description: 2 views: colored

Insets: Colored View of Wolves Islands at Entrance of Passamaquoddy Bay

Theme: Maine Counties and Towns/Cities

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/808.0001