New Orleans Louisiana city plan 1912 huge Rand McNally detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The Rand-McNally New Commercial Atlas Map of New Orleans.
(Louisiana / Mississippi River)
Issued 1912, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Atlas.
Excellent oversized early 20th century color printed map. Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era. Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps. Includes inset map of the area around New Orleans.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/8"H x 12 3/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 20 1/2"H x 19"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , pp. 467-79.
Woodward, the All-American Map- Wax Engraving in Cartography, pp. 28, 30, et.al.