PLAN du Rex de Chausee des Batiments de la Prison, ayant dix Toises de largeur et Treize toises et demi de longeur


PLAN du Rex de Chausee des Batiments de la Prison, ayant dix Toises de largeur et Treize toises et demi de longeur

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Title:
PLAN du Rex de Chausee des Batiments de la Prison, ayant dix Toises de largeur et Treize toises et demi de longeur
Description:
Plan and elevation of the New Orleans prison designed by Pierre Baron and drawn by his draftsman Alexandre de Batz. The prison is on the site of the present-day Cabildo on Chartres Street.
Associated name:
Baron, Pierre
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Contributor:
Cabildo, The (New Orleans, La.)
Creator:
Batz, Alexandre de
Cartographer:
Batz, Alexandre de
Date:
1732
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Prisons--Louisiana--New Orleans--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Early works to 1800
New Orleans (La.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
LouisianaOrleans (county)New Orleans
Publisher:
[New Orleans?] : De batz
Notes (citation):
Titled 'Plan and elevation of prison built at New Orleans, by _ De Batz; 1732. 1:100 approx. 'Echelle de six toises' (= 122 mm). French. Plan of a prison built on the Rue de Chartres in 1731. R.U.S.I. no. A 39.27. 505 x 385 mm in The British Library catalogue of additions to the manuscripts, new series 1971-1975
Notes:
Text in French.
Names "Rue de Chartre" at the bottom of the map.
Shows scale bar at bottom of map, "Echelle de Six Toises".
Inset with an elevation of the building above the map, "ELEVATION du Cote de l'Entree du Batiment des Prisons, Construit de maconnerie de Brique en lan 1731. la decoration est un Ordre Toscon, a Pilastres avec Tables Sartlantes et Bossages de refend a la nouvell Orleans le 20. Iuin 1732. de Batz".
Compare plans and elevations of the prioson held by the Archives nationales d'outre mer (Cote : FR CAOM 04DFC84B), attributed to Pierre Baron.
Copy at Add Ms 57,714.18. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "18" in pencil at upper right. Yellow circular labels (blank) to recto. Shows "39/27" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "35". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 50 x 37 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:100
Language:
French
Identifier:
add_ms_57714_18
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999746
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