This is the first known view of Halifax, sketched from the topmast of a ship in the harbour in 1749. The African Nova Scotian community in Halifax is as old as the city itself.
Date: published 25 January 1750
Engraver and publisher: T. Jeffreys
Reference: Nova Scotia Archives T. Jeffreys, Untitled Map of Halifax (London, 1750) negative number: OS N371
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