Island Imagined



Title: County Map of Nova Scotia New Brunswick Cape Breton Id. and Pr. Edward's Id.
Date Created: 1860
Name: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus (1792-1868)
Abstract: The map shows New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and parts of Quebec and Maine. An inset shows the "City and Harbor of Halifax." Bright colours are used to outline different territories. Faint colours are used to differentiate the counties of the three Maritime provinces, which are all labelled in upper case letters. The main map has a bar scale in miles, and the inset has a line scale in miles. Latitude and longitude values are given around the edges of the map; numbers at the top show longitude measured west from Greenwich, while numbers at the bottom show longitude east from Washington. The map has a decorative border. James W. Macnutt Collection.
Identifier: HF.96.1.29
Physical Description
  • 1 map with 1 inset: col.; 31.8 x 38.2 cm. [from measurements provided on the back of the item]. Map area: 23.5 x 29 cm. Inset: approximately 5 x 6 cm.
  • Engraved
  • Publication information about this map was found on the David Rumsey Map Collection website at http://www.davidrumsey.com/
  • Engraved map on paper, framed, under glass.
Country: Canada
Province: New Brunswick
Province: Nova Scotia
Province: Prince Edward Island
Use and Reproduction: This material is provided for research, education, and private use only. For all other uses, please contact the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation. All responsibilities for copyright are the responsibility of the user.
Restrictions on Access: There are no access restrictions on this content.
Physical Location: Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation