Sepia View of Wolves Islands at Entrance of Passamaquoddy Bay

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

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

Bar Code: 808

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

Region Depicted: Passamaquoddy Bay

Date Produced: 1781

Date Published: 1781

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

Source Referenced: 22 x 71 cm.

Map Type: Views

Printing Process: Etching

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

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

Donor: Osher