Panorama, Falmouth, ca. 1786

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Description

Charles Banks created this panorama, "Falmouth, Now Portland, In Casco Bay, in North America," based on a 1786 drawing by John Seymour.

In the 1760s, Falmouth Neck was an active port settlement with nearly 200 inhabitants, two churches, a subscription library, and several taverns.

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About This Item

  • Title: Panorama, Falmouth, ca. 1786
  • Creator: Banks, Charles
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: 1786
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: GA 55
  • Object Type: Image

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