New Orleans city plan Louisiana Belle Ville Mississippi River 1867 Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Plan of New Orleans.
(North America, United States, Louisiana, New Orleans, Algiers, Mississippi River, French Quarter).
Issued c. 1867-9, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
Attractive and display worthy 19th century engraved map, with original hand color.
Mitchell maps of this mid-century post-Civil War era were issued in an ongoing range of variant issues, with different decorative borders. This particular version was issued for a brief time only.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/4" H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 11 3/4" H x 13" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.