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Charting Louisiana

Five Hundred Years of Maps


Edited by Alfred E. Lemmon, John T. Magill, and Jason R. Wiese

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Josephine Crawford

An Artist’s Vision


Louise C. Hoffman

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The Woman behind the Lens

The Life and Work of Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864–1952


Bettina Berch

Try to picture Mark Twain, or Uncle Remus, or even Theodore Roosevelt. More than likely, you have a Frances Benjamin Johnston image in your mind. Johnston was a significant—and arresting—figure in early twentieth-century photography. Beautifully illustrated with forty examples of her work, this... More


The Architecture of Jefferson Country

Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia


K. Edward Lay

The great architectural significance of Albemarle County and Charlottesville, Virginia, rests, not surprisingly, on the continuing influence of Thomas Jefferson. Not only did Jefferson design the State Capitol in Richmond, his home Monticello, his country retreat Poplar Forest, and the University... More


An Illustrated Glossary of Early Southern Architecture and Landscape



Carl R. Lounsbury, ed.

Covering the full range of building in the South from 1607 to the 1820s, An Illustrated Glossary of Early Southern Architecture and Landscape is now available for the first time in paperback. This unique and exhaustive compilation traces the origin and development of an American architectural... More


Jazz Scrapbook

Bill Russell and Some Highly Musical Friends


The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Keeping Score

Music, Disciplinarity, Culture


David Schwarz, Anahid Kassabian, et al., eds.

Keeping Score is a diverse collection of essays that argues for and demonstrates the current effort to redefine the methods, goals, and scope of musical scholarship. This volume gives voice to new directions in music studies, including traditional and "new" musicology, music and psychoanalysis,... More


Trailers



Carol Burch-Brown and David Rigsbee

In an evocative blending of words and images, painter-photographer Carol Burch-Brown and poet David Rigsbee offer a depiction of trailers and their inhabitants. The understated imagery of Burch-Brown's 48 photos implies rather than proclaims the living conditions of these mobile-home dwellers,... More


Rockbridge County Artists and Artisans



Barbara Crawford

In Rockbridge County Artists & Artisans, Barbara Crawford and Royster Lyle, Jr., trace the development of many artisans' activities in Rockbridge County - in fine arts, textiles, furniture, tall clocks, rifles, ironwork, and pottery - from 1750 through the post Civil War years. Some of the... More


Complementary Visions of Louisiana Art

The Laura Simon Nelson Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection


The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Grant Wood's Secrets



Sue Taylor

Incorporating copious archival research and original close readings of American artist Grant Wood’s iconic as well as lesser-known works, Grant Wood’s Secrets reveals how his sometimes anguished psychology was shaped by his close relationship with his mother and how he channeled his lifelong... More


Realism and Role-Play

The Human Figure in French Art from Callot to the Brothers Le Nain


Marika Knowles

After the heroic nudes of the Renaissance and depictions of the tortured bodies of Christian saints, early seventeenth-century French artists turned their attention to their fellow humans, to nobles and beggars seen on the streets of Paris, to courtesans standing at their windows, to vendors... More


Historic Preservation

Curatorial Management of the Built World


James Marston Fitch

This book outlines a complete programme for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and historic sites throughout the world. It is a basic text for both the novice entering the field and the specialist. Dr Fitch covers the many disciplines, concepts and technologies needed by the... More


Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 1718-1918



Florence M. Jumonville

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Crescent City Silver



The Historic New Orleans Collection

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