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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
Durieux, Caroline - Photograph - Portrait.
Best known for her satirical lithographs, Caroline Wogan Durieux also directed the Depression-era Federal Art Project for Louisiana. ZoomifyView »
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 »
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 his guitar at 100 years old
Louisiana governor Jimmie H. Davis celebrated his one-hundredth birthday in 1999. ZoomifyView »
Davis, Jefferson - Engraving - Portrait at an early age
Pen and ink engraving of Jefferson Davis, 1808-1889, at an early age. ZoomifyView »
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 »
Davis, James "Jimmie" Houston - Photograph - Portrait
A photographic portrait of Louisiana governor James Houston "Jimmie" Davis. ZoomifyView »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »