Bird's-Eye View of New Orleans *****SOLD***** - 1853 
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United States Louisiana
Antique black and white bird's-eye-view of New Orleans in the mid-19th century, looking across the bend in the Mississippi River that gives the city its nickname, "Crescent City". The engraving shows a waterfront teeming with riverboats and merchant ships, reflecting the city's fabulous growth as a center of trade for the young country. Accompanying article describes the annual yellow fever epidemic in all its grisly detail. Excellent condition, illustration measures approx. 6.25 x 14 inches. *****SOLD*****
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Maker: Illustrated London News




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