ANONYMOUS (Spanish?) Plano de una parte de la Prov.a de la Luisiana; ... 1803
Plano de una parte de la Prov.a de la Luisiana; de otra de la Florida Occidental y la Provincia di Texas (Plan of part of the Province of Louisiana, as well as West Florida and the province of Texas)
Ink and watercolor on Whatman paper
21 ½ x 41 ¼ inches sheet
A beautiful and mysterious work depicting the struggle to achieve a boundary between Spanish Texas and the United States’ newly acquired Louisiana. It graces the cover of “Colonial Mississippi - A Borrowed Land” recently published by the University Press of Mississippi.