PLAN DE LA NOUVELLE ORLEANS.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

Copper engraving, 1747-80.
Image 7 5/8 x 10 7/8" (19.3 x 27.7 cm).
Fine condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 55125
Price: $750.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A beautiful map of this fine American City. Tome XIV. No. 19. From Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages, Paris, 1747-80. This early French plan provides a detailed look at New Orleans' Vieux Carre. Streets are named on the plan itself. Above it a key locates such major sites as prisons, powder magazine, Place d'Armes with the Cathedral, hospital and Urseline convent. Individual buildings and plots are shown in each block. Manuscript number written along lower edge. No. 262. Maps

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