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The St. Charles Hotel

ID Number: 1959.22
Title: The St. Charles Hotel
Title Type: artist's
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: oil paintings (visual works)
Collection Type: Paintings
Artist/Maker: Griffith, Louis Oscar, 1875-1956 (painter) -- More information
Date: 1916
School/Style: Post-Impressionist
Process/Technique: oil painting (technique)
Materials: oil paint (paint)
Frame Dimensions: 22 3/8 x 34 5/16 inches
Object Description View of third St. Charles Hotel, built by architect Thomas Sully in 1893-1894, showing 100-200 block of St. Charles Street in the Central Business District. Scene includes vintage automobiles, pedestrians on the sidewalks and crossing the street. Also shows ironwork on the buildings and signs on the building in the left foreground. A sign mounted on the downriver corner of the hotel reads: The St. Charles Hotel.
Label Text:

What's Cooking in New Orleans?: Culinary Traditions of the Crescent City 2007-01-16
The St. Charles
1916; oil on canvas
by Louis Oscar Griffith, painter
Extent: 1 item
Preferred Citation:
The Historic New Orleans Collection
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection, The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection
Collection Theme(s): Hospitality and Tourism
Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
Architecture and Urban Development
Subjects: St. Charles Hotel
St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, La.)
Central Business District (New Orleans, La.0
New Orleans (La.)
City & town life
Condition: Good
Other Number: Louisiana Digital Library LP000441
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