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  • Subject: Oil paintings
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    • [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.
    • [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...
    • [New Orleans Levee Scene]

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works; African Americans--Pictorial works; Oil paintings; Cotton; Levees; Waterfronts; Steamboats
    • Oil painting on copper of a woman and child sitting on the levee. William Aiken Walker made the subject of African-Americans his own in the decades following the Civil War. The itinerant artist traveled from the Carolinas south and west to Texas,...
    • 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.
    • Andrew Jackson (1867-1845)

    • Oil paintings; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Portraits; Presidents--United States; Military uniforms--United States--1810-1820
    • Andrew Jackson's victorious defense of New Orleans against the British at the close of the War of 1812, propelled him to national prominence. Though it would be nearly a decade from this victory before he would seek the Presidency, and 13 years...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Battle of Mobile Bay

    • Mobile Bay, Battle of, Ala., 1864; Oil paintings; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations; Battleships; Flags--United States
    • Ships in a battle scene.
    • Battle of New Orleans

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Oil paintings; Battlefields; Military uniforms; Flags--United States
    • Battlefield scene with soldiers fighting and dying.
    • Captain Don Pedro George Rousseau

    • Portrait paintings; Military officers; Oil paintings; Ship captains; Rousseau, Pierre George, 1751-1810--Portraits; Military uniforms; Clothing & dress
    • Portrait of Captain Don Pedro George Rousseau, who was Commandant of flagship "Galveston" for Galvez' attack on Pensacola. Later commandant of Spanish post at Natchitoches.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Corporal Edmund J. Forstall

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Soldiers--American--1810-1820; Military uniforms--United States--1810-1820; Forstall, Edmund J.--Portraits; Oil paintings
    • Formal portrait of Corporal Edmund J. Forstall in uniform. Forstall fought under Plauche in the Batallion d'Orleans at the Battle of New Orleans. 

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