"Hoisting of American Colors over Louisiana"

Painting depicting first raising of the USA flag with the Louisiana Purchase, in main plaza (now Jackson Square), New Orleans. Ceremony was March 10, 1804 [1] Painted by Thure de Thulstrup on commission to commemorate centennial of the event. The painting has been praised for the research and historical accuracy which went into the period depiction. Painting is on display in the Cabildo Museum. Painted in 1904 by Thure de Thulstrup (1848-1930).


File nameLouisiana-Purchase-New-Orleans-Thure-de-Thulstrup.jpg
File Size665.34k
Dimensions753 x 1125
Linked toJames Madison, Jr.