Panoramic View of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Panoramic View of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • Cartographic material

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  • Statements of responsibility: Drawn by Albert Ruger.

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CR 10-066

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  • 1879 (Creation)

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1 map: col. 56.5x99cm

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Custodial history

Purchased in England as gift for R.H. Graham Mitchell, Ottawa, who donated it to Halifax in 2016.

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Item consists of a perspective birds-eye view map, not drawn to scale, of the peninsula of Halifax, as well as the western shore of the Northwest Arm. Shows streets, buildings, wharves and natural features. A numbered index identifies buildings.

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Three vertical stripes of staining appears to be from gaps between the 4 wooden boards that were the direct backing against the map. Other stains are in spots where there were holes from knots in the wooden back-boards. A repaired tear on lower right side.

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Enlarged copies of the map are on display at the Archives; digital raster image available on-line through the Library of Congress: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3424h.pm010710

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Removed from wood-backed frame when acquired in 2016. Reframed under archival-grade glass lifted from surface, 2016. Hung in Lobby Oct. 2016 Do not hang for more than 6 months at a time.

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