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  This webpage reproduces a section of
New Orleans:
The Place and the People

by
Grace King

published by The Macmillan Company
New York, 1926

The text is in the public domain.

This page has been carefully proofread
and I believe it to be free of errors.
If you find a mistake though,
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ILLUSTRATIONS

The Cabildo

Frontispiece

Swamp Scene

5

Spanish Dagger

9

Palmetto Palm

13

On Rue Bienville

14

Lugger Landing at Old Basin

19

Banana Tree

31

On Bayou St. John

33

Court House in which Jackson was tried

35

Villa on Bayou St. John

47

Indian Weapons

49

Sun-dial at Ursuline Convent

51

Front View of Ursuline Convent

53

Back of Ursuline Convent

58

Tiled-roof House on Chartres St.

66

Interior of Archbishop's Palace

70

Knocker on Porter's Lodge

73

Indian Baskets

75

Old Slave Quarters

78

Tignon Créole

84

Pomegranates

88

Spanish Houses on Rue du Maine

89

Courtyard of the "Old Baths"

92

In the French Quarter

96

Old Plantation House

101

Old Spanish Iron Railing

105

Old Gateway on Rue du Maine

111

A Creole Darky

117

Old Spanish Courtyard

123

Spanish Dagger in Bloom

127

Iron Railing on Pontalba Building

128

Doorway of Old Arsenal

135

Gateway at Spanish Fort

144

Dago Boats at Old Basin

146

French Opera House

149

Transom in Pontalba Building

154

Gateway in Cabildo

160

Window and Balcony in Cabildo

162

Residence of First Mayor of New Orleans

164

Interior of Old Absinthe House

170

"Mammy"

173

Cathedral Alley

175

French Market

181

The City Seal

186

The Jolly Rover

187

A Baratarian

193

On the Levee

197

Sword of Lafitte

206

Grave of Dominique You

208

The Gulf of Mexico

210

Door of Villa on Bayou St. John

214

Near the Battle-Ground

246

Lamp on French Opera House

252

Jackson's Monument

255

First Four‑story Building in New Orleans

259

Exchange Alley

269

Parish Prison

275

Lamp Post at Jackson Square

281

In the St. Louis Cemetery

282

Mortuary Chapel

283

Study of "Ovens" in St. Louis Cemetery

286

A Corner of the French Market

287

The Duelling Oaks

291

Café at City Park

293

Fourteenth of September Monument

327

Cross in St. Louis Coloured Cemetery

332

Sister of the "Holy Family"

334

"Une bonne Vieille Gardienne"

336

A Negro Type

343

Stairway in Convent of Holy Family

349

New Orleans from River

354

Benjamin Franklin

357

Tower and Portico, St. Paul's Church

365

"Saint John's" Steeple

369

Dome of Jesuit Church

373

Cloister of Christ Church Cathedral

376

Tulane University

383

Corner of Howard Library

388

A Bit of Cornice

389

Boeuf Gras

394

Chapel of St. Roche

395

Tomb of the Ursuline Nuns, St. Roche Cemetery

397

Rear View of the City

402


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