“NEW ORLEANS” Chicago & New York: Rand, McNally & Co., c.1898. Color-printed map with original color. (Image: 19 x 12 ¼ ’’)
This unusually detailed map depicts New Orleans as it was known in the 1890’s. Railroads are shown throughout. Major streets are named and several cemeteries and parks are located.
Numerous buildings and institutions are also identified (Charity Hospital, Parish Prison, City Hall, House of Refuge…). The inset at the top depicts New Orleans and environs