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|Title||Plan de la ville de la Nouvelle Orléans: ou l'on à marqué l'augmentation des maisons qui sont baties depuis le 3. septembre jusqu'au dernier decembré de la même année 1722: ce qui est marqué en rouge est fait, et ce qui est en jaune est projetté|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Description||Map of New Orleans detailing construction completed during 1722; includes references A-I, K-S. Scale c.1:2,950.|
|Places||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Keywords||France, New France, settlement, white settlement, white settlers, colonialism|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers|
1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 427 x 543 mm.
Pen-and-ink and watercolour (green, yellow, brown, red, blue); mounted on cloth.
Sheet 81 of 115 numbered leaves in the Cartes Marines Manuscript Map Collection, detailing French colonial interests worldwide. Compiled c.1640-c.1726, probably under the direction of prominent members of the Besenval family, who served as high military officers and diplomats for the French crown, the maps detail French colonial interests in the style of military and naval cartographers. Most sheets are anonymous and undated. Bound together in 1727 as an atlas comprised of 117 numbered leaves; maps later disbound and mounted on cloth. All sheets are drawn with pen-and-ink and watercolour; most were previously folded. Each leaf catalogued individually.
Oriented with north at upper right.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 30 sheet 81|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|