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  • Subject: Oil paintings
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    • Governor Jacques Phillipe Villere

    • Portrait paintings; Oil paintings; Villere, Jacques Philippe, 1761-1830--Portraits; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Armed Forces Officers; Militia
    • Oil painting portrait of Governor Jacques Phillipe Villere, Major General commanding 1st Division of the Louisiana Militia at Battle of New Orleans. Battle fought partially on Villere's plantation.
    • William L. Maylie

    • Portrait paintings; Oil paintings; Men; Dining rooms; Eating & drinking
    • Half-length portrait of William L. Maylie seated at a table. On the table is a water decanter, salt and pepper shakers, and sugar bowl. Maylie has brown hair and trim mustache, brown eyes, and black-rimmed spectacles. He wears a long sleeved white...
    • [New Orleans Levee Scene]

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works; African Americans--Pictorial works; Oil paintings; Cotton; Levees; Waterfronts; Steamboats
    • Oil painting on copper of a woman and child sitting on the levee. William Aiken Walker made the subject of African-Americans his own in the decades following the Civil War. The itinerant artist traveled from the Carolinas south and west to Texas,...
    • Captain Don Pedro George Rousseau

    • Portrait paintings; Military officers; Oil paintings; Ship captains; Rousseau, Pierre George, 1751-1810--Portraits; Military uniforms; Clothing & dress
    • Portrait of Captain Don Pedro George Rousseau, who was Commandant of flagship "Galveston" for Galvez' attack on Pensacola. Later commandant of Spanish post at Natchitoches.
    • [Louisiana Cabin and Cotton Field]

    • African Americans--Pictorial works; Oil paintings; Cotton picking; Cotton pickers; Cotton industry
    • Oil painting on copper of two women in a field. The people depicted in Walker's paintings are rarely portraits or even likenesses. Sometimes they are out of scale with the setting they populate. But the overall effect that his pictorial narrative...
    • [French Market and Red Store]

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works;Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Pictorial works;Peddlers;Tents;Markets;Waterfronts--Louisiana--New Orleans;Mississippi River--Pictorial works;Oil paintings;
    • View of the Mississippi riverfront at the French Market in the Vieux Carre showing Red Store, with tents, peddlers, and vendors.
    • View of a Negro funeral

    • Oil paintings;African Americans;Plantation life--Louisiana;Slavery--Louisiana;Plantation life in art;Funeral rites and ceremonies;
    • African-Americans gathered in a forest.
    • The St. Charles Hotel

    • Oil paintings;Hotels--Louisiana--New Orleans--1910-1920;New Orleans (La.). St. Charles Hotel;Ironwork;Streets;Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Pictorial works;New Orleans (La.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;
    • View of the third St. Charles Hotel, showing 100-200 block of St. Charles Street in the Central Business District. Scene includes automobiles, people crossing the street, and ironwork on buildings.
    • Battle of New Orleans

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Oil paintings; Battlefields; Military uniforms; Flags--United States
    • Battlefield scene with soldiers fighting and dying.
    • Grand Plaza, Mexico City

    • Mexican War, 1846-1848; Mexico City (Mexico)--Pictorial works; Oil paintings; Soldiers--American--1840-1850; Plazas; Military parades & ceremonies; Flags--United States; Architectural & site components
    • Painting depicts American soldiers in formation on the plaza with American flag flying.
    • Portrait of Etienne Bore

    • Oil paintings;Boré, Etienne de, 1740-1829;Portraits;
    • Painting of Bore, developer of the process to make granulated sugar. The painting is on loan from the Louisiana Sugar Planters Association.
    • Louisiana Civil War Zouaves on the Battlefield

    • Zouaves--Confederate--1860-1870; Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Special Battalion, 1st; Oil paintings; Bugles; Military uniforms--Confederate--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military...
    • Depicts a soldier lying on the battlefield clasping a bugle.

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