Carte du havre de Chibucto avec le plan de la ville de Halifax sur la coste de l'Accadia ou Nova Scotia latitude 44° 31ʹ


Carte du havre de Chibucto avec le plan de la ville de Halifax sur la coste de l'Accadia ou Nova Scotia latitude 44° 31ʹ

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Title:
Carte du havre de Chibucto avec le plan de la ville de Halifax sur la coste de l'Accadia ou Nova Scotia latitude 44° 31ʹ
Publisher:
Rocque, John, -1762
Dedicatee:
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Date:
1750
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Athenaeum
Collection (local):
Cartographic Collection
Subjects:
Halifax (N.S.)--Pictorial works
Halifax (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Acadia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Bedford Bay (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Halifax Harbour (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Halifax Harbour (harbor)
Bedford Bay
Publisher:
[London] : Publiée par hautorité par Jean Rocque, Charing Cross
Notes:
Depths shown by soundings, contours and shading.
Hand-colored.
"Publish'd by authority of John Rocque at Charing Cross, 1750"--Lower margin of map.
Dedication in cartouche: "To the Rt. Honble. the Earl of Halifax, First Lord Commissioner of trade & plantations &c. &c. This chart of Chibucto Harbour, on the coast of Accadia, or Nova Scotia, with the plan of the town of Halifax; is most humbly inscrib'd by his Lordship's most obedient servant, John Rocque." View of buildings and a mill, presumably the new town of Halifax.
Inset at lower left: Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
Engraved map.
In French and English.
Extent:
1 map : col. 56 x 44 cm., sheet 69 x 52 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:27:400]
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://catalog.bostonathenaeum.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=505520
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