Some Illustrations from

"The Great South:
Old and New Louisiana"

by Edward King
Published 1873 in Scribner's Monthly Magazine
"The Old Spanish Fort" on Bayou St. John was still standing when this was sketched in
Young ladies at a performance at the French Opera House.
"Entrance to the U. S. Barracks" - Jackson Barracks
"The Theatres of New Orleans" - Academy of Music, St. Charles Theatre, National Theatre,
Opera House, Varieties Theatre
"Scene on the New Basin Canal"
"The Carnival - Watching the Procession"
"The Carnival - Arrival of the King"