Nova Scotia with Part of New Brunswick and Lower Canada, 1832 (1)
Map of Nova Scotia and part of the Canadian Maritimes by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (London: Baldwin & Craddock, 1832) Sheet 1 in the North America series includes county divisions, settlements, and lighthouses, but predates highways and railroads.
Hand-applied outline colour and wash highlights to the hills and border.
15.25 x 12" border. Scale of English miles. 1 inch = c. 28 miles
The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge aimed to get quality (non-political) information into the hands of working-class readers through the publication of inexpensive books and magazines. Their atlas maps were prized for their accuracy and clarity.