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Visions of Louisiana Plantation Homes
by Paul Malone and Lee Malone


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A celebration of the antebellum South, this compact volume features thirty full-color photographs of restored plantation homes. Complete with updated information to reflect the status of these historic buildings in light of recent changes and damage, the gorgeous photography highlights the history and outstanding architectural features of each home.  Read more...


 
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Overview


A celebration of the antebellum South, this compact volume features thirty full-color photographs of restored plantation homes. Complete with updated information to reflect the status of these historic buildings in light of recent changes and damage, the gorgeous photography highlights the history and outstanding architectural features of each home.

The styles of the homes range from Victorian Gothic, Colonial, Italianate, Acadian, and Southern Classical architecture, with some homes combining two or more styles. Ardoyne, Belle Oak, Catalpa, Destrehan, Layton Castle, the Myrtles, Nottoway, Oak Alley, the Pitot House and Shadows-on-the-Teche are some of the plantation homes featured in this compilation.

Constructed from cypress and other materials from the surrounding land, the homes, built over two hundred years ago, feature such details as soaring Greek columns, hipped roofs, dormer windows, balconies, galleries, ceiling frescoes, and formal ballrooms. Whether you are an architectural aficienado or a local history buff, this pocket-sized collection is the perfect intoduction to the history of Southern plantation homes in Louisiana.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781455620210
  • ISBN-10: 1455620211
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 64
  • Dimensions: 5.9 x 4 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22 pounds


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