New Orleans Panoramic View Of French Quarter Civil War Period 1866 Antique Print
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New Orleans Panoramic View Of French Quarter Civil War Period 1866 Antique Print:
This is an antique woodcut engraving titled "The City of New Orleans." It is in excellent condition and was published in 1866 in a commemorative pictorial volume on the Civil War published by Harpers Brothers and Company. The engraving shows a detailed view of the city at the time of the Civil War, showing the Mississippi levee, French Quarter,and dock area where steamboats and ships landed.On the opposite side is text describing the city and its residents at the time of the Civil War and under Union Occupation.
New Orleans is located in southEastern Louisiana, straddling the Mississippi River. It is coextensive with Orleans Parish, meaning that the boundaries of the city and the parish are the same. It is bounded by the parishes of St. Tammany (north), St. Bernard (east), Plaquemines (south), and Jefferson (south and west). Lake Pontchartrain, part of which is included in the city limits, lies to the north, and Lake Borgne lies to the east.
The city is named after Philippe II, Duc d'Orléans, Regent of France, and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is well known for its multicultural heritage, cuisine, architecture, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual Mardi Gras and other celebrations and festivals. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" city in America.
The overall size of the print is approx 11 by 15 inches. There is text on the reverse side.This is a vintage print, over 144 years old and guaranteed to be as described.
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