Title: Vue de la Ville de Houston
Illustration for L'Illustration, Journal Universel, 8 January 1859.
Creator: possibly by E. Therond
Date Created: c. 1853 - 1867
Physical Dimensions: w36.8 x h26 cm (sheet)
Medium: wood engraving on wove wood pulp paper
After: L. Regnier
This imaginary view of Houston, published in the French periodical L’ Illustration Journal Universel, depicts a fanciful view of landscape features that do not exist. The engraving may have been adapted from another picture when an image of Houston was needed.
Note: Similar work at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Miss Ima Hogg.