2495/2 Halifax Harbour, 1763, Bellin
2495/2 Halifax Harbour, 1763, Bellin

Type: maps
Vendor: Maps & More



Plan de la Baye de Chibouctou nommee par les Anglois Halifax

Mapmaker / Publisher: Bellin, Jaques Nicolas

Date: 1763

Size: 18" x 12"

A handsome copper engraved map of the vicinity of Halifax Harbour from Chebucto Head to the head of Bedford Basin. Oriented with north to the lower right. Inset of "Plan de la Ville d´Halifax" showing the fort and government buildings. Original colour delineates the water and city plan. The decorative cartouche is uncoloured. Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the first hydrographic engineer of the Depot der cartes.