Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

View from Halifax Citadel looking southeast towards McNabs Island and Halifax Harbour mouth

Date

1 July 1842

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

View from Halifax Citadel looking southeast towards McNabs Island and Halifax Harbour mouth, foreground shows red earth with loose stones green grass at left, several barrack and artillery buildings in centre ground, board fences and smaller fences at right, at left is McNabs Island with Maugher's Beach and Sherbrooke Martello Tower, on mainland, Pt. Pleasant Park including Steele's Pond and Prince of Wales Martello Tower, in right distance is York Redoubt including Duke of York Martello Tower.

Inscription

In script on back of painting: "N. Scotia 18 / Halifax Harbour from glacis of Citadel . 1st July 1842 / Arty. Barrack below"

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum

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Location

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Country