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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

Metadata

Publisher

Rocque, John, -1762

Dedicatee

Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771

Date

1750

Publisher

Publiée par hautorité par Jean Rocque, Charing Cross

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:27:400]

Language

English

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
  • Bedford Bay
  • Canada
  • Halifax
  • Halifax Harbour
  • North and Central America
  • Nova Scotia
Extent

1 map : col. 56 x 44 cm., sheet 69 x 52 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
  • 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.

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