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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
Document Type Map
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
Culture Area Southeast
Language French
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 427 x 543 mm.

Pen-and-ink and watercolour (green, yellow, brown, red, blue); mounted on cloth.

Additional Information

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