"Plan of the Front Part of the City of New Orleans, in 1818", U.S. Government
Subject: New Orleans, Louisiana
Period: 1827 (dated)
Publication: State Papers of U.S. 20th Cong., 1st Session
Color: Hand Color
22 x 7.3 inches
55.9 x 18.5 cm
An uncommon map of the front of the early city of New Orleans, surveyed by Gilbert Joseph Pilie, and published in 1827. The map shows the custom house, water works, Chartres Street, and the levees along the Mississippi River. At bottom, a compass rose orients the map with north toward the upper right corner.
References: Claussen & Friis #11.
Issued folding with good margins and a light damp stain along one fold.