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1812 TANESSE MAP OF NEW ORLEANS

$12.00

Reproduction of Jacques Tanesse 1812 Map of New Orleans

Facsimile of the Jacques Tanesse map of 1812, copied by Jules Allou D'Hemecourt in the 1870s

Original map: Watercolor and ink, 1812 /1870 (1966.33.30)

Founded in 1718 and laid out in 1722, New Orleans was growing rapidly in 1812, when it became capital of the newly admitted state of Louisiana. The Tanesse map of 1812 shows the city's major landmarks and a projected (later abandoned) canal on Canal Street.

Reproduced actual size in full color. 22 1/2" x 28 1/2"


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A unique museum gift shop located in the French Quarter that offers reproduction maps and prints, jewelry and gifts by local artists and our own publications as well as many other titles related to the culture and history of New Orleans and Louisiana. Many of the items in this shop can only be found at The Historic New Orleans Collection. This gift shop features reproduction items from our collections that are educational and exclusive.