Robert W. Tebbs, Photographer to Architects: Louisiana Plantations in 1926
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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PHOTOGRAPHS OFLOUISIANA PLANTATION HOUSES
APPENDIXThe Robert W Tebbs Collection at the Louisiana State Museum
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Accession American Buildings Survey architect architectural photographs Baton Rouge Bayou Belle Alliance Belle Chasse Belle Grove Plantation Brame brick Bringier built Carolina Charles Chrétien Point constructed Creole Daspit documentation Doric columns Evergreen Plantation Francisville gelatin silver print Goodwood Plantation Greek Revival style Greenwood Gretna HABS Henry Historic American Buildings Historic Places Database Houmas images James Jeanne John Kingsley L’Hermitage Labatut Laughlin Louisiana plantation Louisiana State Museum Louisiana State University Madewood main house mantel Marie National Register née Oak Alley Plantation Oakley Oaks Plantation Octagon Library Orleans outbuildings Overdyke owners Pelican Plantation front elevation plantation house Plantation three-quarter view Plantation was located Pugh purchased reﬂect Register of Historic Rienzi Robert Rosedown Plantation Samuel Scott Seebold Shadows-on-the-Teche slaves sold staircase Sugar suggested Tebbs & Knell Tebbs Collection Files Tebbs’s photographs Uncle Sam Plantation vintage gelatin silver Waverly Plantation West Feliciana Parish wife William Woodlawn Woodlawn Plantation York