"The Levee at New Orleans", Appleton & Company
Subject: New Orleans, Louisiana
Period: 1869 (published)
Publication: Appleton's Journal
Color: Hand Color
26.8 x 9.3 inches
68.1 x 23.6 cm
This busy post-war Mississippi River scene shows a long line of steamboats tied up to the levee to receive goods and passengers. Among their destinations are St. Louis, Cairo and the Red River. The landing is crowded with cotton bales, black workers, merchants and travelers. Engraved by John Karst after Alfred R. Waud.
Issued folding, now flattened with some folds reinforced with tissue on verso and some extraneous creasing.