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Ink and wash drawing of Arsenal, St. Peter St. (front elevation)

Dakin, James H. - Illustration - Ink and wash architectural rendering of the Arsenal on St. Peter Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Built in 1839, the Arsenal was designed by James H. Dakin. The building's exterior remains largely unchanged today. It has been part of the Louisiana State Museum complex since 1915. ZoomifyView »

A Hazy Morning in December

Drysdale, Alexander John - Painting - A Hazy Morning in December

In 1885, Alexander John Drysdale came to New Orleans from Marietta, Georgia, when his father was ordained as minister at Christ Church Cathedral. He received his first drawing lessons with Ida Haskell at the Southern Art Union and continued his education under Paul Poincy. ZoomifyView »

“Etienne de Bore”

de Bore, Etienne - Painting - Portrait

Etienne de Bore, Saint Domingue refugee and mayor of New Orleans from 1803 to 1804, is credited with developing the process of making granulated sugar. View »

Governor Pierre Rigaud Cavagnol Marquis de Vaudreuil

de Vaudreuil, Governor Pierre Rigaud Cavagnol Marquis - Painting - Portrait by Andres Molinary.

French Colonial Governor Pierre Rigaud Cavagnol Marquis de Vaudreuil in a blue and gold military coat. ZoomifyView »

Oscar J. Dunn

Dunn, Oscar J. - Lithograph - Portrait

Oscar James Dunn became the Louisiana's lieutenant governor in 1868. He was one of the first black men to hold executive office in the United States. View »

Architect John Desmond receiving an AIA award.

Desmond, John Jacob - Photograph - Receiving AIA award.

In 1958, architect John Desmond received an American Institute of Architects award for his design of the new State Library building, in Baton Rouge. ZoomifyView »

Caroline Durieux.

Durieux, Caroline - Photograph - Portrait.

Best known for her satirical lithographs, Caroline Wogan Durieux also directed the Depression-era Federal Art Project for Louisiana. ZoomifyView »

Jimmie Davis campaigning for Governor

Davis, Jimmie - Photograph - Campaigning for governor

Jimmie Davis, the "singing governor," approaches the podium at a political rally. Davis often hit the campaign trail with a band so that he could entertain the crowds as he asked for their votes. View »

Mollie Moore Davis

Davis, Mollie Moore - Photograph - Black-and-white head and shoulders portrait

Mollie Moore Davis, a commercially successful Southern novelist and poet, lived in New Orleans from 1880 until her death in 1909. Her work was published in Atlantic Monthly and The Saturday Evening Post, among other magazines. View »

de Soto, Hernando - Engraving - Color engraving, "De Soto on the Shore of the Mississippi"

Engraving of Hernando de Soto on the shore of the Mississippi River. De Soto and his party arrived in what is now Arkansas in June of 1541. ZoomifyView »

Former Governor Jimmie Davis with guitar at 100 years old

Former Governor Jimmie Davis with his guitar at 100 years old

Louisiana governor Jimmie H. Davis celebrated his one-hundredth birthday in 1999. ZoomifyView »

Jefferson Davis at an early age

Davis, Jefferson - Engraving - Portrait at an early age

Pen and ink engraving of Jefferson Davis, 1808-1889, at an early age. ZoomifyView »

Governor Jimmie Davis with Pelicans

Davis, James "Jimmie" Houston - Photograph - Feeding two Pelicans

A photograph of Gov. Jimmie Davis (right) and an unidentified man with two pelicans, the Louisiana state bird. ZoomifyView »

Portrait of Governor Jimmie Davis

Davis, James "Jimmie" Houston - Photograph - Portrait

A photographic portrait of Louisiana governor James Houston "Jimmie" Davis. ZoomifyView »

Lieutenant Governor Oscar Dunn

Dunn, Oscar J. - Engraving - Head and shoulder portrait, c.1870

The creator of this c. 1870 portrait of Louisiana Lieutentant Governor Oscar J. Dunn is unknown. Dunn, a native of New Orleans, was the first African American elected lieutenant governor of any state. ZoomifyView »

J.N.B. de Pouilly Rendering of St. Augustine Church

de Pouilly, J.N.B. - Architectural Rendering - Black-and-white rendering of the St. Augustine Church in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans

Designed by J.N.B. de Pouilly around 1840, St. Augustine's Church is located in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans. The church, established by free people of color in 1841, is the oldest African American parish in the nation. View »

J.N.B. de Pouilly's Sketch for 514 Chartres

de Pouilly, J.N.B. - Architectural Rendering - 514 Chartres Street, New Orleans

This drawing of a building at 514 Chartres Street in New Orleans was sketched by Louisiana architect J.N.B. de Pouilly. ZoomifyView »

J.N.B. de Pouilly Sketch of 828 Toulouse Street

de Pouilly, J.N.B. - Architectural Rendering - Sketch for 828 Toulouse

828 Toulouse Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans was designed by J.N.B. de Pouilly. ZoomifyView »

J.N.B. de Pouilly Sketch for Alexandre Grailhe Tomb

de Pouilly, J.N.B. - Architectural Rendering - Sketch for Alexandre Grailhe Tomb

Architect J.N.B. de Pouilly designed the Alexandre Grailhe family tomb in the Egyptian Revival style. The tomb stands in St. Louis Cemetery #2 on North Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans. ZoomifyView »

J.N.B. de Pouilly Sketch of Tomb

de Pouilly, J.N.B. - Architectural Rendering - Last dated image in de Pouilly sketchbook of a tomb he considered for himself

Antebellum New Orleans architect J.N.B. de Pouilly designed this tomb and considered using it for himself. It is the last dated image in the de Pouilly Sketchbook. ZoomifyView »