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"Taking possession of Louisiana and the River Mississippi, in the name of Louis XIVth"

This nineteenth-century lithograph depicts René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, taking possession of Louisiana and the Mississippi River.

Creator Bocquin, Jean-Adolphe (Artist)
Coverage 1860
Category History
Regions Central Louisiana, Greater New Orleans, Northeast Louisiana, Northwest Louisiana, Southeast Louisiana (Florida Parishes), Southwest Louisiana (Acadiana)
Time Periods Era of Exploration, French Colonial Period
Index letter S
Medium Lithograph
Repository The Historic New Orleans Collection
ID Number 1970.1
Copyright Copyrighted
Disclaimer The Louisiana Endowment has included this work in KnowLouisiana for the purposes of criticism, comment, teaching, scholarship, educational research, all other nonprofit educational usages under Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act. Physical rights are retained by the Historic New Orleans Collection. Rights are held in accordance with the U.S. copyright laws.

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