Author: Samuel Augustus Mitchell
1866 Mitchell Map of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada
A beautiful example of S. A. Mitchell Jr.’s 1864 map of the Canadian Maritime Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward’s Island, and Cape Breton Island. Detailed to the county level with special attention both political and geographic elements. Notes important river systems, railways, canals, and cities. An inset map in the lower right quadrant depicts the city and harbor of Halifax. One of the most attractive American atlas maps of this region to appear in the mid 19th century. Features the vine motif border typical of Mitchell maps from the 1866-79 period. Prepared by S. A. Mitchell for inclusion as plate no. 5 in the 1865 issue of Mitchell’s New General Atlas. Dated and copyrighted, “Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1865 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.