Canal Bank (New Orleans Canal Banking Company) bank note

five hundred dollar bank note

CURRENCY - PAPER MONEY
Rowdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson
USA, LA, New Orleans
After 1850
3.13 x 7.25 x 0

Five hundred dollar bank note from Canal Bank (New Orleans Canal Banking Company), 18??; engraved by Rowdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson (New Orleans and NY); engraved vignette of sidewheel steamship ATLANTIC (bt. 1850), ship and another sidewheel steamship in background; lower left oval portrait of woman held by mermaid and merman; lower right vignette of putto and fish; bottom vignette of stern wheel steamer.


1996.150.5

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