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    • Cane River collection, 1850.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Metoyer (Family :...
    • Various documents including summons, verdicts, notifications, account sheets, promissory notes, and letters all from 1850. Papers relating to free people of color include a procuration given by Louis Dominique Metoyer and Théodora Chagnon to Louis...
    • Cane River collection, 1849.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American landowners--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Women...
    • Various records including financial statements, letters, slave transactions, mortgages, and procurations from 1849. Papers relating to free people of color include the account statement of St. Cyr Metoyer and a donation of land by Marie Doralize...
    • [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.
    • Pedestal

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    • Base to CIS-2013-1116.1. Column square in section with projecting cornice and base. Column has capital of acanthus leaves seen in profile that frame acanthus leaves open in centers. Sides of column rectangular. Shallow, ogee base on high plinth.
    • Portrait

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    • Portrait in oval format with light gray ground. Female sitter faces right, head turned slightly left toward viewer. She wears a green dress with very steeply sloped shoulders, white short ruffled collar stands up and flares about her neck. Black...
    • The Battle of Buena Vista

    • Buena Vista, Battle of, Mexico, 1847--Songs and music; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Sheet music covers--1840-1850; Flags--United States; Soldiers; Cannons; Drawings; Patriotic music
    • Full title: "The Battle of Buena Vista / a descriptive fantasie for the / Piano / Composed and most respectfully inscribed to / Genl. Z. Taylor / The hero who never lost a battle / by / Charles Grobe / Opus 101." Cover includes a drawing of flags,...
    • 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 miniature

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    • Portrait miniature on porcelain (probably watercolor) in a cast metal frame. Frame in the shape of a pierced lady's fan with gold painted matte and tin sheet iron portrait sleeve. Image is of a young mulatto woman facing forwards with side parted...
    • Sideboard

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    • Tripartite cabinet with doored sections below drawers. Center recessed with marble top of white with gray veining. Sides project and overhang with bolection-fronted drawers supported by four ionic columns across front. Center section with two...
    • Book mark

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    • Hand beaded bookmark with blue, green, pink, red and black glass beads. Two blue beads are located at three of the four corners (the last was most likely lost). A decorative motif similar to a grape cluster flanks the words "Forget me not." The...
    • Bedstead

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    • Mahogany veneered tester bed with four octagonal columnar columns. Tester has a rounded cornice. The tops of the columns have a vase shaped capital surmounted by rings and disk. They broaden out towards another applied band above the mattress and...
    • The President Jackson

    • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Portraits; Presidents--United States; Lithographs--1840-1850
    • Bust-length portrait of Andrew Jackson, three-quarters view, facing left, wearing shirt with high collar, stock, waistcoat, and frock coat with high collar and large lapels. Andrew Jackson visited New Orleans in January 1840 to celebrate the 25th...
    • Bowl

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    • Green pressed glass bowl with thick round foot, round body, and flared edge. Decorated with a floral and foliate pattern on a beaded ground around the body and under the foot. Made in a multi-part mold, two mold lines visible down sides but not...
    • Portrait

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    • Three-quarter length double portrait of Sarah (proper-right) and Sally (proper-left) Toney. Both girls wear white dresses that widen at the waist, and which are secured at the shoulder by tied pink ribbons. Both girls have rosy cheeks, and wear...
    • Portrait

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    • Three-quarter portrait of John Henry Hundley. Sitter wears a white shirt with a white collar underneath a green jacket with matching trousers. Hundley sits in a deep red fancy chair with a tablet top, gold trim and baluster shaped stile. Hundley's...
    • Stools

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    • Pair of rectangular stools with deep upholstered cushion and deep skirt with bracket feet of undulating profile. Plank white pine bottom with rectangular white pine glue blocks around interior perimeter. Additional strips of white pine glued up and...

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