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.
About This Item
- 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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Merchants--United States--History--19th century
- Tate, George, 1700-1794--Homes and haunts--Maine--Portland
- Merchants--United States--History--18th century
- Casco Bay (Me.)--Maps
- Tate Family
- Southack, Cyprian, 1662-1745
- Nautical charts--Maine--Portland Harbor
- Portland (Me.)--Maps
- Tate House (Portland, Me.)
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1267 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME 04102
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