F. Shutts

Artist's Biography

Map of Lake Charles Calcasieu Parish, LA.

Blueprint 1895
Image size 22 x 25 3/8" (56 x 64.4 cm)
Good condition save for a few minor stains and splits along fold intersections.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 99360
Price: $1,350.00
Publisher : Issued by the City of Lake Charles, City Engineer's office.
A rare separately issued folding pocket map. of Lake Charles with a portion of the town of West Lake.

Surveyed and compiled by F. Shutts, City Engineer. Drawn by Geo. Selman, CE. Issued from City Engineer's office Dec. 2nd, 1895. Lake Charles, La.

Statistics. Population, 7,500; Daily cut of saw mills, 600,00 ft; Out put of rice daily, 2,500 brls; Refinery uses, daily, 500 tons of cane; Lake Charles has Electric Lights, Water-Works & Ice Factory, 2 miles of street R.R. and 10 miles steam motor lines; 2 TelePhone Companies.

Printed advertisement for F. Shutts, C.E. Established 1888.

Retains original heavy paper covers: Pocket Map - Lake Charles - Louisiana - Issued from City Engineers Office - Dec. 1st. 1895..

This map is very rare, this cataloger could not locate any other examples.