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Old New Orleans Photo Postcards

ID Number: 2006.0305.5
Title: Old New Orleans Photo Postcards
Title Type: published
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: picture postcards
Collection Type: Prints and Printmaking
Artist/Maker: Davis, Mary W. (Editor) -- More information
Dover Publications (Publisher)
Date: 1989
Process/Technique: duotone
Materials: cardboard
Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches
Object Description A paper cover staple bound souvenir booklet of postcards, depicting late 19th and early 20th century views of New Orleans. The book consists of six pages of postcards, with four postcards on each perforated page. Each postcard is captioned on the back of the card and in the gutter of each page, and more information about each scene is recorded on the inside front and back covers of the book. The inside front cover also includes information on the sources of the photographs reproduced on the postcards, and a short overview of the history of New Orleans. The following scenes are depicted: Lizardi's on Canal St. ca. 1910; Orpheum Theatre and St. Charles Ave, 1915, St. Louis Cemetery with mourning women, 1900; Maison Blanche, 1898; Fate Marable's Band, 1918; Workers unloading cotton from a steamboat, ca. 1915; St. Charles Hotel and Peter Fabacher & Brothers Restaurant, 1910; Mule-drawn milk delivery cart, ca. 1900; Jackson Square, ca. 1895; Luggers at Picayune Pier, 1895; Royal St., ca. 1895; French Market, ca. 1895; Audubon Park, ca. 1895; New Basin Canal, 1889; The Cotton Exchange, ca. 1900; The LeCarpentier-Beauregard House, 1890; Madame John's Legacy, ca. 1895; The Mississippi River levee, 1900; Ladies of Storyville, ca. 1903; and the Rex Parade, ca. 1900.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Joan Bostick
Collection Theme(s): Carnival Parades
Buildings Commercial Structures
Buildings Houses of Worship
Subjects: Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Postcards--Louisiana--New Orleans.
Marable, Fate, 1890-1947 -- More information
Rex Organization -- More information
Orpheum Theatre (New Orleans, La.)
St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, La.)
LeCarpentier-Beauregard House (New Orleans, La.)
Madame John's Legacy (New Orleans, La.)
Jackson Square (New Orleans, La.)
Audubon Park (New Orleans, La.)
New Basin Canal (New Orleans, La.)
French Market (New Orleans, La.)
Storyville District (New Orleans, La.)
Condition: Good
Other Number: Tracking Number T060612.1461.7

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