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This iconic historical map of New Orleans details the city center, today’s French Quarter.  Plenty of detail is offered: government buildings, churches, prison, hospital, monastery, army & navy quarters, canal and quay.  The streets are shown include Bourbon St., Chartres St., etc. Eighteen individual buildings are keyed to a list.  This became the standard map of New Orleans throughout the eighteenth century.  This is a less frequently seen later, 1827 issue, with the initial issues dating from ca. 1744-1764.

1827 c. Bellin Map of New Orleans

SKU: 2423i
  • Title

    Plan de la Nouvelle-Orleans sur les Manuscrits du Depot des Cartes de la Marine

  • Map Maker Specifics

    J Bellin, 1827 c., Paris

  • Size

    7.4 x 10.8 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Fair-Good.  Good impression, uncolored.  Scattered foxing throughout.  Slight wrinkling and issued folds.

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