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A Chart of The Peninsula of Nova Scotia 1765

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Former owner

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797

Former owner

Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies

Date

1765

Publisher

[producer not identified]

Scale

Scale approximately 1:570,000

Language

English

Location

British Library

Collection (local)

British Library Collection

Subjects
  • Nova Scotia--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Canada
  • North and Central America
  • Nova Scotia
Extent

1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash colour ; 61 x 84 cm

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
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".

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