Browse Images on KnowLA

KnowLA contains more than 1,100 images, which have been contributed from many organization in Louisiana and outside of the state. The images are presented here in alphabetical order.


 

Blue Geese and Ducks

Anderson, Walter Inglis - Watercolor - "Blue Geese and Ducks"

The son of a grain broker, Walter Inglis Anderson was born in New Orleans, but created his largest body of work while living on the Mississippi coast. This watercolor on typing paper, "Blue Geese and Ducks" was made in 1955. View »

Frogs, Bugs and Flowers

Anderson, Walter Inglis - Watercolor - "Frogs, Bugs and Flowers"

Artist Walter Inglis Anderson created this 64 by 48 cm. watercolor painting entitled "Frogs, bugs and flowers" in 1945. Anderson's key concept of "realization" was the idea that it was the duty of the artist to reveal the underlying order in nature. ZoomifyView »

Pelicans

Anderson, Walter Inglis - Watercolor - "Pelicans"

Walter Anderson painted "Pelicans" ca. 1945 with watercolor and pencil on paper, sometime during his time at Oldfields, a family estate in Mississippi, and Horn Island, where Anderson then moved, in order to be closer to nature. ZoomifyView »

Two Pelicans in Flight

Anderson, Walter Inglis - Watercolor - "Two Pelicans in Flight"

Walter Inglis Anderson painted hundreds of brilliant watercolors, such as "Two Pelicans in Flight." ZoomifyView »

Andy Anderson Band

Andy Anderson Band - Photograph - Andrew Anderson, Alex Bigard, Ernest Roubleau

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Angele de Merici, Foundress of the Ursulines

Angele de Merici, Foundress of the Ursulines - Painting - Head and shoulders portrait

A nun with her head slightly tilted up to the left with eyes looking heavenward. The dark background with light around her head gives a halo effect. ZoomifyView »

Angelina Plantation

Angelina Plantation - Photograph - Robert Tebbs

A fireplace with cooking kettle at Angelina Plantation. ZoomifyView »

Angola Landing, State Penitentiary farm

Angola Landing, State Penitentiary farm - Photograph - Aerial view

This docked ship sits on the Mississippi River with prison laborers working in the foreground at Angola Landing, Louisiana State Penitentiary, ca. 1900-1910. ZoomifyView »

Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, in the 1970s.

Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, in the 1970s.

Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, takes place in October. Written on this 1970s photograph: "It's Wild West time in the Deep South each Sunday in October as inmates of the Louisiana State Penitentiary recapture the spirit of freedom in reckless pursuit of glory. Events include bareback bronc riding, bust out, 'Angola' bulldogging, wild cow milking, wild horse racing, bull riding and breathtaking daredeviltry." View »

Angola Working Gang

Angola Working Gang - Photograph - by Robert Winans

In 1938 Baton Rouge photographer Fonville Winans captured the scale of an Angola Penitentiary work gang. Angola was one of the largest prisons in the South. View »

A Plantation Burial

Antrobus, John - Painting - "A Plantation Burial"

Based on a print in "Harper's Weekly," English-born painter John Antrobus exhibited his panoramic painting "A Plantation Burial" in 1860 at New Orleans' St. Charles Hotel. It his most famous work. View »

Early Morning on the Bayou Among the Cypress Trees

Antrobus, John M. - Painting - "Early Morning on the Bayou Among the Cypress Trees"

John Antrobus was active in New Orleans from 1850-1860, consequently his paintings of Louisiana are quite rare. This painting is titled "Early Morning on the Bayou Among the Cypress Trees." View »

Archbishopric in New Orleans.

Archbishopric - Photograph - Black-and-white photograph by Richard Koch c.1934.

Richard Koch took this photograph of the Archbishopric building, located at 1114 Chartres Street in New Orleans, for the Historic American Building Survey (HABS). During the Great Depression, HABS workers inventoried and documented historic buildings around the state. View »

Archives Nationales Main Building in Paris, France

Archives Nationales - Photograph - Color photo of the main building of the Archives Nationales in Paris

The main building of the Archives Nationales in Paris, France. The archives house some of the earliest New Orleans architectural records. ZoomifyView »

Alphonse

Ardoin, Alphonse - Photograph - Performing at the 2004 Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin performing at the the 2004 Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. View »

Amédé Ardoin

Ardoin, Amédé - Photograph - Standing portrait

An undated photograph of Amédé Ardoin. ZoomifyView »

Ardoyne Plantation

Ardoyne Plantation - Photograph - Exterior view

An exterior view of Ardoyne Plantation. Built in the late 19th century, Ardoyne is an example Gothic revival architecture. View »

Ardoyne Plantation

Ardoyne Plantation - Photograph - Exterior view

Ardoyne Plantation is considered by the National Register of Historic Places as one of the largest and most elaborate remaining examples of rural Victorian Gothic architecture in Louisiana. ZoomifyView »

Josie Arlington's

Arlington - Illustration - Josie Arlington's "Arlington" bordello

An advertisement for Josie Arlington's Arlington Bordello from a Blue Book. ZoomifyView »

Louis Armstrong as King of Zulu on Mardi Gras, 1949

Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - As King of Zulu, 1949

In 1949, Louis Armstrong served as King of Zulu, one of the many krewes that parade during the New Orleans Mardi Gras. Zulu members, who are primarily African American, traditionally wear black face to make fun of racial stereotypes. ZoomifyView »