Battle of New Orleans
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Battle of New Orleans

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Date made: 1890
Maker: Kurz & Allison
Place: Chicago, Illinios
Image size: Image: 17 1/2 x 25 in.; 44.45 x 63.5 cm
ID number: DL*60.2629
Negative number: 2003-24311


Description:

Colored print depicting the Battle of New Orleans, January 8th, 1815. Scene shows harbor occupied by large fleet of British war ships. American and British forces are engaged in active combat on shore. Low fortifications shield American riflemen who are dressed in buckskin suits with fringed trim and coonskin caps. General Andrew Jackson is mounted on a white horse behind the American lines at lower right.