Master photographer Paul Malone captures the charm and splendor of these palatial homes and other notable structures in the Mississippi River region between Baton Rouge and New Orleans in over 160 full-color photographs, including interior views of many of them. Ornate stairways and foyers, elaborate parlors, and spectacular bedrooms complete with period furnishings reflect the prosperous and opulent lifestyle of the antebellum period. The accompanying text highlights the history of each home and provides an architectural description. River Road structures included in this volume are:
Ashland-Belle Helene, Rene Beauregard House, Bell Alliance, Bocage, Destrehan, Evergreen, Felicity Plantation Home, Forest Home, Glendale, L'Hermitage, Homeplace-Keller House, Houmas House, Indian Camp House, Jefferson College, Kenilworth, Madewood, Magnolia Lane, Magnolia Mound, Mary, Mount Hope, Mulberry Grove, Nottoway, Oak Alley, Palo Alto, Pitot House, Judge Poche House, San Francisco, St. Emma, St. Joseph Plantation, St. Louis Manresa, St. Michael Church, The Steamboat Houses, Tally-Hoq, Tezcuco
The Malones' first book, Louisiana Plantation Homes: A Return to Splendor, was published by Pelican in 1986. Paul Malone is a portrait photographer and a member of the Professional Photographers of America. Lee Malone manages the Paul Malone Photography in New Orleans.
Author: Malone; Publisher: Pelican Publications