Robert W. Tebbs, Photographer to Architects: Louisiana Plantations in 1926

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LSU Press, Dec 5, 2011 - Architecture - 151 pages
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One of the finest architectural photographers in America, Robert W. Tebbs produced the first photographic survey of Louisiana's plantations in 1926. The images, now housed in the Louisiana State Museum, and never before widely available, consist of 110 plates showcasing fifty-two homes. Author and curator Richard Anthony Lewis explores Tebbs's life and photographs, revealing in both a new awareness of historic preservation.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTIONRepresenting Louisiana Plantations 1926
PHOTOGRAPHS OFLOUISIANA PLANTATION HOUSES
APPENDIXThe Robert W Tebbs Collection at the Louisiana State Museum
NOTES
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
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Richard Anthony Lewis is the curator of visual arts at the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans.

Robert J. Cangelosi, Jr., is president of Koch and Wilson Architects in New Orleans.

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