Charles Seaver, Stereoviews of the New Orleans Levee and City, Ca 1870s

Lot of 21 regular-sized stereoviews on yellow or orange mounts, with "The Mississippi River" and "New Orleans" printed on mount recto and applied paper labels identifying the scenes on verso. Uncredited, but these and other views from Cincinnati and St. Louis are generally attributed to the Boston photographer Charles Seaver who apparently traveled south recording scenes in major cities during the mid 1870s. Includes eight views of the busy NOLA levee lined with steamboats and freight; two saloon views, one of the steamer Commonwealth and one of the Great Republic; two different views of Canal Street; two panoramic views; St. Patrick's Hall and Church; and several different views of Jackson Square. 

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography


Excellent to Very Good.  Some with slight surface soiling.

Estimate: $400 - $600
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