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By Richard Anthony Lewis,Robert J. Jr. Cangelosi

one of many most interesting architectural photographers in the US, Robert W. Tebbs produced the 1st photographic survey of Louisiana’s plantations in 1926. From these photographs, now housed within the Louisiana country Museum, and never generally on hand previously, 119 plates showcasing fifty-two houses are featured the following.

Richard Anthony Lewis explores Tebbs’s lifestyles and profession, situating his paintings alongside the road of plantation imagery from nineteenth-century woodcuts and work to later twentieth-century images through John Clarence Laughlin, between others. delivering the relations lineage and development background of every domestic, Lewis discusses photographic ideas Tebbs utilized in his alternating panoramic and aspect perspectives.

A particular documentarian, Tebbs additionally unearths a poetic sensibility within the plantation photographs. His widespread emphasis on elements of degradation, overlook, incompleteness, and loss lends a wistful air of secrecy to a number of the images—an impact compounded through the truth that some of the houses now not exist. This obvious vacillation among objectivity and sentiment, Lewis exhibits, indicates unfamiliarity or even soreness with the legacy of slavery.

Poised near to social and political reforms, Louisiana within the mid-1920s had made major strides clear of the slave-based agricultural financial system that the plantation condominium frequently symbolized. Tebbs’s Louisiana plantation images seize a literal and cultural previous, reflecting a burgeoning nationwide information of historical maintenance and featuring plantations to us anew.

Select plantations incorporated: Ashland/Belle Helene, Avery Island, Belle Chasse, Belmont, Butler-Greenwood, L’Hermitage, Oak Alley, Parlange, René Beauregard condo, Rosedown, Seven Oaks, Shadows-on-the-Teche, The colours, and Waverly.

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