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Photographer

Photo By "Bill" Leeper

Sender

Mary & Emma [New Orleans, Louisiana, United States]

Recipient

Miss Eva Perry [San Diego, California, United States]

Postmark

1959-04-06

Caption

The Court Yard and Prison Rooms, Old Cannon and Torture Stocks in the Cabildo at Chartres and St. Peter's Streets. The room at the extreme right on the ground floor, is the cell in which the pirate Jean Lafitte was incarcerated after his capture by the Americans. Later on his services were accepted by General Andrew Jackson and he participated in the Battle of New Orleans, where he covered himself with glory, subsequently reserving pardon from the Congress of the United States

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Post Card Specialties, New Orleans, Louisiana and printed in the United States by "C.T. Art Colortone" made only by Curt Teich & Co. Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

April 5, ’59 Dear Aunt Eva, Just returned from a tour in the Old French Quarter. Weather is beautiful. Love Mary & Eva Mae

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Louisiana–Orleans Parish–New Orleans

Publisher

Post Card Specialties, New Orleans, Louisiana

Printer

Curt Teich & Company

Printing Process

Color lithograph

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

81

Postcard Collection Number

Louisiana-09

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

231 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\LA-09A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Cabildo (New Orleans, Louisiana), New Orleans (Louisiana), Historic Sites, Court Houses

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