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View, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Charles Magnus, Antique Print, 19th C.


Halifax, Nova Scotia
Charles Magnus & Co., 12 Frankfort Street, New York: Mid 19th Century
Hand-colored engraving
Black tinted margins, gold line borders and titles
5.5 x 8.5 inches image
8.5 x 11.5 inches, sheet

Picturesque view of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the late afternoon sun.

Charles Magnus & Co. published numerous bird’s-eye views of North American cities in small sizes, as an alternative to the large folio-size versions that were also popular in the mid and late 19th century.

Condition: Generally very good with the usual light toning, wear, soiling, minor abrasions. Paper somewhat cockled.

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19th Century