"The British Colonies in North America", Hughes, William
Period: 1860 (circa)
Publication: Smollett's History of England
Color: Hand Color
12.7 x 9.5 inches
32.3 x 24.1 cm
This uncommon map shows eastern Canada, with an inset of Newfoundland. The map is delicately engraved in the style popularized by John Tallis with vignettes and a decorative border. The scenes illustrate Cod Fishing, Quebec, a Sledge, and War Council of Indian Warriors. The illustrations were drawn by A.H. Wray and engraved by J. Kernot. The map was drawn and engraved by William Hughes, and published by James S. Virtue.
Faint toning along fold.