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  • Subject: Oil paintings
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    • [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...
    • General P.G.T. Beauregard

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Confederate States of...
    • Portrait of Beauregard in military uniform in front of a flag.
    • William C. C. Claiborne

    • Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817--Portraits; Governors--Louisiana; Clothing & dress; Military uniforms; Oil paintings
    • Formal portrait of Claiborne.
    • Lt. Michel Dragon

    • Dragon, Michel--Portraits; Oil Paintings; Military officers; Clothing & dress; Military uniforms
    • Formal portrait of Lt. Michel Dragon by the school of Jose Salazar. Dragon was from Greece. He came to Louisiana in the French Army, was commissioned in the Spanish militia after the transfer, and served in West Florida campaigns.
    • Don Bernardo de Galvez

    • Galvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786--Portraits; Governors--Louisiana; Oil paintings; Clothing & dress
    • Formal portrait of Don Bernardo de Galvez. Molinary painted the portrait after an earlier original painting.
    • Governor Michael Hahn

    • Hahn, Michael, 1830-1886--Portraits; Governors--Louisiana; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Oil paintings; Clothing & dress
    • Hahn was the Union military governor of Louisiana during occupation.
    • Andrew Jackson (1867-1845)

    • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Portraits; Oil paintings; Clothing & dress; Presidents--United States
    • The year 1840 marked the 25th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, where a hastily-gathered force of diverse ethnic origins was led to victory over the British army by Andrew Jackson. The city and its citizens were forever grateful to Jackson...
    • Andrew Jackson

    • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Portraits; Presidents--United States; Oil paintings; Tents; Cannons; Clothing & dress
    • Portrait of Jackson. Tents sit in a field in the background.
    • General Robert E. Lee

    • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870--Portraits; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Military officers; Oil paintings; Clothing & dress
    • Formal portrait of General Robert E. Lee in uniform.
    • Augustin Macarty

    • Macarty, Augustin, 1774-1844--Portraits; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans; Estaing, Charles Henri, comte d', 1729-1794; Military officers; Military uniforms; Clothing & dress; Oil paintings
    • Macarty was born in New Orleans, served in the household troops of King Louis XV of France, was an officer in the Louisiana Infantry, and was an aide to French Admiral Comte de Estaing in the American Revolution.
    • Antoine Jacques Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville

    • Marigny de Mandeville, Bernard Xavier Philippe de, 1785-1868--Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Confederate States...
    • Formal portrait of Antoine Jacques Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville. He was born in Louisiana but attended military academy in France. He became an officer in the Orleans Lancers and served as Colonel in 10th La. Regiment in the Civil War. He...
    • Colonel James B. Walton

    • Mexican War, 1846-1848; Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.); Confederate States of America--Officers; Oil paintings; Military uniforms; Clothing & dress
    • Walton was an officer in the Washington Artillery, served in the Mexican War, and in the Confederate army in the Civil War.
    • 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.
    • Commodore Francois Reibald

    • Mexican War, 1846-1848; Reibald, Francois--Portraits; United States. Navy officers; Oil paintings; Military uniforms
    • Reibald was a native of Louisiana who was a Navy commander during the Mexican War and was Consul General to Mexico. He was once accused of piracy at Balize but acquitted. He is missing his right arm.

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