New Orleans and The Mouth of The Mississippi: Issac Tirion 1760

New Orleans and The Mouth of The Mississippi: Issac Tirion 1760

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  • Author: Issac Tirion
  • Date: c.1760
  • Medium: Hand-Colored Copperplate Engraving
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Inches: 17 5/8 x 13
  • Centimeters: 45.19 x 33.33
  • Product ID: 001717

 

Issac Tirion, a Dutch mapmaker, has beautifully drawn his version of the De La Tour, New Orleans map from 1720, which as drawn only 2 years after the founding of New Orleans.

There are three separate maps one being the City of Nieuw Orleans indicating the streets from Bourbon to the De Kaay or the quay. The second map of the outflow of the Mississippi includes lake Ponchartrain. The third map shows the mouth of the Mississippi, including Fort Balise now known as Plaquemines Parish.