Coast of Maine- From Frenchman's Bay to Musketo Island including Mount Desart and Deer Islands, and Penobscot Bay

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Coast of Maine- From Frenchman's Bay to Musketo Island including Mount Desart and Deer Islands, and Penobscot Bay

Barcode: 820

Creator: Anonymous/No Author,

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

Region Depicted: Knox County, Maine · Waldo County, Maine · Penobscot County, Maine · Hancock County, Maine · Mount Desert Island, Maine · Frenchman Bay, Maine

Date Produced: 1777

Date Published: 1777

Language: English

Subjects: Penobscot River (Me.) · Knox County (Me.) · Waldo County (Me.) · Penobscot County (Me.) · Hancock County (Me.) · Mount Desert Island (Me.) · Frenchman Bay (Me.) · Nautical chart · Coasts · Islands · Maps--Early works to 1800 · Maine--Maps

Map Type: Topographical, Nautical charts

Dimensions: 105 x 73 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Note lower right: "Publish'd according to Act April 24, 1776 by J.F. W. Des Barres Esqr." Title supplied by cataloger, no title on map itself. Map includes bays, islands, and other landmarks: Woodenball Rock; Seal Rock; Ragged Arse Island; Matinicus Island; Metinick Island; Musketo Island; Musketo Harbour; Moose Point; Muscle Ledge Islands; Owl's Head Islands; Owl's Head Bay; Clamb Cove; Southern Harbour; Northern Fox Island; Southern Fox Island; Stroud's Island; Meguanticook Harbour; Penobscot Bay; Belfast Bay; Penobscot River; Castine Fort; Bucks Harbour; Isle Haut Bay; Southwest Harbour; Isle Haut; Deer Island; Harbour Island; Milk Rock; Burnt Coat Island; Pound Island; Ship Island; Thrump Cape; Robison Island; Hangman's Neck; Long Island; Great Blue Hill Bay; Mount Desart or Union River; Skillinges River; Tanton River; Flanders Bay; Porcupine Islands; Ironbound Island; Egg Rock; Musquas; Shuttock Point; Lamb Island; Lobster Cove; Frenchman's Bay; East Point; Bear Island; Suttons Island; Great Cranberry Island; Bakers Island; Bass Island; Mount Desart Island; Cross Island; Black Island; Little Duck Island.

Brief Description: Chart of the coast of Maine from the Schoodic Peninsula to Mosquito Island, and includes a portion of the Penobscot River. The charts shows soundings, rocks, the locations of building, and topography.

Physical Description: 1 chart: colored, illustrated

Theme: Maine Counties and Towns/Cities

Collection/Donor: Osher

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