"Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Sur les Manuscrits du Depot des Cartes de la Marine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1850 (circa)
Color: Black & White
11 x 7.5 inches
27.9 x 19.1 cm
Plan of the city of New Orleans detailing the city center, including Bourbon Street, with individual buildings depicted. Compass rose and key to major buildings. This is a later copy of this important early map originally produced for Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime in 1744. Printed on 19th century machine made paper, probably for a government report.
Scattered foxing and a tiny hole.