A Plan of New Orleans & its Environs

John L. Boqueta de Woiseri1803

The Historic New Orleans Collection

The Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, United States

A printed map of New Orleans and its environs between the Mississippi River and Bayou St. John, with two inset maps of the entire Louisiana province [upper left] and area surrounding New Orleans [upper right]; and two inset views showing "Esplanade or Place of Arms" in a frame surmounted by an eagle [center left] and an allegorical view of a native American and an eagle [lower right corner]. A key to features in the main map is at center right.


  • Title: A Plan of New Orleans & its Environs
  • Creator: John L. Boqueta de Woiseri
  • Date Created: 1803
  • Physical Dimensions: 31 1/2" x 22 1/2"
  • Type: maps (documents); plans (maps)
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by The Historic New Orleans Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.
  • Medium: ink; watercolor (paint); paper (fiber product)
  • Art Form: Cartography
  • Support: engraving (printing process); hand coloring
  • Depicted Location: New Orleans (La.)
  • Depicted Topic: Maps -- 19th C. -- New Orleans
  • Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection, The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection
  • Accession Number: 1958.41 i-iv

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