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Vorstellung einiger gegenden und plaetze in Nord America unter franzosisch und englishe jurisdiction gehoerig [cartographic material] zu findend bey den Homaennischen Erben in Nurnberg Ao 1756



Place of creation



Homaenischer Erben

3 maps on 1 sheet : hand col. ; 43 x 51 cm on sheet 50 x 56 cm.

Scope and content

Three town plans on one sheet of eastern Canada, including Quebec, Louisbourg and Halifax towns which the English and French fought to conquer on the American continent from 1754 to 1760, a war that ended by the French capitulation of 1760.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191046
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #552
Cartographic material
90: Open
552 Item no. assigned by LAC 552
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Copperplate engraving.

Place names in English and French.

[1] Plan du port et ville de Louisbourg dans l'isle royale. 22x 28 cm. Scale Echelle de cinq cens toises--[2] Plan de la ville de Quebec.22 x 23 cm. Echelles de 200 toises--[3] Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. 21 x 51 cm. Scale [ca. 1:8 000]

Folder includes a second copy of the Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia.

From: Homann's Stadt-Atlas, 1762.

Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copies see: H12/1000/1756 (2 copies) ; H2/1100/1756 (copy1) (NMC 6945) ; H2/1100/1756 (copy 2) (NMC 6946) ; H2/1100/1756 (NMC 24911)

Cartographic math data
Scales differ.

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 3293, no [30]
Phillips, Entry 61, no [38]

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 191046

Subject heading

1. Cities and towns - Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Louisbourg (N.S.)
3. Early works to 1800. Quebéc (Quebéc)
4. Halifax (N.S.) - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.