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Reproduction map of The Louisiana Purchase and American Expansion to 1825

Facsimile of "Carte de l'Adjonction Progressive des Divers États au Territoire et à l'Union Constitutionnelle des États-Unis de l'Amèrique du Nord".

Original map: hand-colored engraving, 1825 (1970.7)

The publication of this French-language map coincided with the Marquis de Lafayette's extended tour of the United States and heightened European interest in the expanding nation. The map shows the boundaries of "Ancienne Louisiane" as settled by negotiation with Spain in 1818-1819 as well as the acquisition of East Florida from Spain in 1821.

Reproduced actual size in full color. 20" x 30"


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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.