6: Promoting Louisiana


Le Commerce que les Indiens du Mexique font avec les François au port de Missisipi
[Trade conducted by Indians from Mexico with the French at the port of the Mississippi]
between 1719 and 1721; copperplate engraving with watercolor
by François-Gérard Jollain
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1952.3

Propaganda posters like this one were successful in bringing settlers to New Orleans.