New Orleans city plan Louisiana Belle Ville Mississippi River 1867 Mitchell map
New Orleans city plan Louisiana Belle Ville Mississippi River 1867 Mitchell map New Orleans city plan Louisiana Belle Ville Mississippi River 1867 Mitchell map New Orleans city plan Louisiana Belle Ville Mississippi River 1867 Mitchell map
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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.

Cartographic Reference(s):

Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.

[R24179].