Item #M9295 Part of Cape Breton. Joseph F. W. Des Barres.

Part of Cape Breton

London: c. 1778. Notes: This scarce and superb sea chart constructed for the use of the British Navy shows Cape Breton Island and neighbouring islands in, Nova Scotia, during the late 18th century.

Colonel Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres (1721 – 1824) was a hydrographer, cartographer, military engineer and landscape artist who served in the Seven Years War, in part, as the aide-de-camp to General James Wolfe. He also created the monumental four volume Atlantic Neptune, which was the most important collection of maps, charts and views of North America published in the eighteenth century. Finally, he was the Governor of Cape Breton Island and Prince Edward Island. , Size : 788x1575 (mm), 31.02x62.01 (Inches), Coloring: Original Hand Coloring, Category: Maps Canada East Nova Scotia; Maps Wall Maps;. Very Good. Item #M9295

Notes: This scarce and superb sea chart constructed for the use of the British Navy shows Cape Breton Island and neighbouring islands in, Nova Scotia, during the late 18th century.

Colonel Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres (1721 – 1824) was a hydrographer, cartographer, military engineer and landscape artist who served in the Seven Years War, in part, as the aide-de-camp to General James Wolfe. He also created the monumental four volume Atlantic Neptune, which was the most important collection of maps, charts and views of North America published in the eighteenth century. Finally, he was the Governor of Cape Breton Island and Prince Edward Island. , Size : 788x1575 (mm), 31.02x62.01 (Inches), Coloring: Original Hand Coloring, Category: Maps Canada East Nova Scotia; Maps Wall Maps;.

Price: $3,750.00

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