Auction 104, Lot 219

"Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Sur les Manuscrits du Depot des Cartes de la Marine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Louisiana

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.


Condition: B

Scattered foxing and a tiny hole.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/10/2003