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130. [MAP]. NEW ORLEANS INDUSTRIAL AND COTTON CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION. The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, La., U.S.A. Department of Installation. Plan No. 2 Map of The City of New Orleans Showing Location Of Exposition Grounds and All Approaches Thereto by Land & Water. Approved C. A. Burke, Director General. Sam Mullen, Chief Of Department. [above neat line at lower left] Southern Litho. Co. 38 Natchez St. N.O. [6 insets, clockwise from upper left] (1) The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition [large bird’s-eye view of the Exposition grounds]; (2) Plan of New Orleans in 1770, by Captn. Pittman of the British Army; (3) Rail-Road Map of Louisiana and Texas; (4) View of New Orleans 1719; (5) [untitled view of South Pass lighthouse, Eadsport, Louisiana]. New Orleans, n.d. [ca. 1884]. Lithograph map printed on wove paper, transportation lines for steam line railway, horse cars, and steam-boat line in red, blue and dotted black lines, respectively. 67.2 x 93 cm. Staining at two folds, some splits and short tears (no losses).

     There seem to be at least two (possibly three), variants of this map. Rumsey (5324) and the Louisiana State Museum have copies with more vignettes; the Rumsey map is a sheet map, and the Louisiana State Museum copy is in pocket map format. ($250-500)

Sold. Hammer: $850.00; Price Realized: $998.75

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