A Chart of The Peninsula of Nova Scotia 1765


A Chart of The Peninsula of Nova Scotia 1765

Item Information

Title:
A Chart of The Peninsula of Nova Scotia 1765
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
1765
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Nova Scotia--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotian (province)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows title in decorative cartouche at upper centre.
Shows graticule lines with "West Longitude from London".
Names coastal bays and rivers, and some townships only.
Compare "A chart of the peninsula of Nova Scotia" by Charles Mist (signed "CM" at lower left) held by the William L Clements Library (Clinton Maps 12 and referenced as number 13 in Christian Brun's list of the manuscript maps of the William L Clements Library)?
Copy at Add Ms 57,701.5. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI. Red stamp of R.U.S.I. to title cartouche. Manuscript addition of "5" in pencil in margin at upper right. With additional label pasted within guard volume showing "Savannah - Part of River S Lawrence - Nova Scotia" in ink. Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "13". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 27 SECTION 5". Additional blue label to verso showing "A 27/10".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash colour ; 61 x 84 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:570,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999731
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