Pipe Dreams: Louisiana under the French Company of the Indies, 1717–1731

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The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St
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Pipe Dreams: Louisiana under the French Company of the Indies

Pipe Dreams: Louisiana under the French Company of the Indies

The Historic New Orleans Collection presents “Pipe Dreams: Louisiana under the French Company of the Indies, 1717–1731,” an exhibition offering a perspective of 18th century life, using trade relations between Louisiana’s Indian, European, and African populations to frame our unique cultural landscape. “Pipe Dreams” explores the colony’s place within the global market, the development of tobacco culture, and the interactions among Louisiana’s Indian, European, and African populations. The opening reception is Wednesday, June 26, 6:30-8 pm, at the Historic New Orleans Collection (533 Royal St). The exhibition will remain on view until September 15.

For additional information on the exhibition and programming, click here.

This event is free and open to the public.

Image: Detail of Le cours du Mississipi ou de St. Louis fameuse rivière de l’Amérique Septentrionale [The course of the Mississippi, or St. Louis, famed North American river]; 1718, by Nicolas de Fer, publisher. The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of the Richard Koch Estate.

Event Time: 18:30:00