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Sender

Marguerite Dooley [New Orleans, Louisiana, United States]

Recipient

Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri, United States]

Postmark

1949-11-14

Caption

The Napoleon Bonaparte House, situated in the heart of New Orleans famous Vieux Carre or French Quarter, is located at the corner of St. Louis and Cartres Streets. This building was erected with the idea of providing quarters of refuge for Napoleon Bonaparte after the bold plot in which the story says the noted LaFitte band of pirates was involved to kidnap him from exile in St. Helena and bring him to New Orleans. The plot failed because Napoleon died before it could be executed.

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Louisiana News Company in New Orleans, Louisiana and printed in the United States by Metropolitan (Metrocraft) in Everett, Massachusetts.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Louisiana–Orleans Parish–New Orleans

Publisher

Louisiana News Co.

Printer

Metropolitan

Printing Process

Chromolithography

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

Postcard Collection Number

Louisiana-02

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

254 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\Louisiana\LA-02A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

New Orleans (Louisiana), Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), Historic Sites, French Quarter (New Orleans, Louisiana), Vieux Carre (New Orleans, Louisiana)

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