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Southwestern View From Tower

Higher Level Record: 2018.0242
ID Number: 2018.0242.7
Title: Southwestern View From Tower
Title Type: inscribed
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: photographs
albumen prints
Collection Type: Photography
Artist/Maker: St. Croix, Mother, 1854-1940 (photographer) -- More information
Date: ca. 1889
Process/Technique: albumen process
Materials: albumen (egg white protein)
silver (metal)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions: 10 x 12 inches
Object Description View made from the tower on St. Ursula Hall at the Ursuline Convent and looking towards the Mississippi River, with the West Bank visible in the distance. Several dwellings and buildings associated with a truck farm are seen in the foreground and the Lambou & Noel Lumber & Manufacturing Company, with it's smokestack, is also in view. Residences between N. Peters and Chartres Street in the Bywater neighborhood, are partially visible.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Inscription(s): title written in ink positioned recto on mount below photograph done 1894
"Southwestern View From Tower"
Collection Theme(s): Social History
Colonial Louisiana
Subjects: Ursuline Academy -- More information
Condition: Good
Other Number: Tracking Number

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