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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

Contributed by Tate House Museum

Cyprian Southack (1662-1745) drew his map "Harbour of Casco Bay and islands adjacent" in the 1690s.

The English Pilot officially printed it in 1720.

Eventually a similar map was redrawn and printed in 1764 by John Mount, a London publisher. Between the 1690s and the 1740s, Southack drew 20 known maps of North America’s eastern coast. These charts were crucial navigation aids.

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  • Title: Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720
  • Creator: Southack, Cyprian
  • Creation Date: 1720
  • Subject Date: circa 1690
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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1267 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME 04102
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