Coast of Maine- Falmouth Harbor, Dated Jan. 1, 1781

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Coast of Maine- Falmouth Harbor, Dated Jan. 1, 1781

Barcode: 849

Creator: Anonymous/No Author,

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

Region Depicted: Cumberland County, Maine · Portland Harbor, Maine · Cape Elizabeth, Maine · Casco Bay, Maine

Date Produced: 1781

Date Published: 1781

Language: English

Subjects: Maps--Early works to 1800 · Maine--Maps · Nautical chart · Islands · Coasts · Cumberland County (Me.) · Portland (Me.) · Portland Harbor (Me.) · Cape Elizabeth (Me.) · Casco Bay (Me.)

Map Type: Topographical, Nautical charts

Dimensions: 74 x 53 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Note lower right: "Pub Accor. to Act Jan. 1 1781. by I.F. W. Des Barres Esqr." Title supplied by cataloger, no title on map itself. Map shows bays, islands, harbours and other landmarks: Portland Point; Portland Sound; Bang's Island; Ram Island; House Island; Peaks Island; Hog Island Ledge; Great Hog Island; Little Hog Island; Falmouth Harbour; Fore River; Falmouth (now Portland); Halfway Rock; Mackey's Island; The Brothers; Clap Board Islands.

Brief Description: Map of Portland Harbor and outer islands. The chart includes soundings, topography, and buildings, including the city of Falmouth (Portland).

Physical Description: 1 chart: colored, illustrated

Theme: Maine Counties and Towns/Cities

Collection/Donor: Osher

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