RUELLE D'ORLEANS - PIRATES' ALLEY. [Eugene Delcroix photograph with hand-tinted color of Pirates Alley, a street in the New Orleans French Quarter.]

Delcroix, Eugene A. (photographer).

Published by New Orleans: [no date, circa 1930 - 1940].
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this book is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. Please enter search terms below to find similar copies.

Description:

An original Delcroix photograph with hand-tinted color in an original Delcroix gilt studio frame with faint color inlay; Delcroix's signature is in the lower right corner but appears to have reproduced from the negative rather than actually being hand-signed on the image itself. Lacks backing paper on rear of frame; photograph has not been examined outside of the frame. Frame H 24cm x L 19cm; image H 16.5cm x L 11.25cm. Photograph has not been examined outside of the frame. Original photographs from Delcroix's studio are uncommon. A similar photograph appears with the title of "Ruelle d'Orleans" on page 63 of Delcroix's 1938 book PATIOS, STAIRWAYS AND IRON - LACE BALCONIES OF OLD NEW ORLEANS. With his stylistically unique images of the French Quarter and local environs Delcroix is regarded as among the best of all photographers who practiced their craft in New Orleans, a group which includes Arnold Genthe, Pops Whitsell, and Clarence John Laughlin. Delcroix combined shadow, composition, and soft focus to purposely create a romantic haziness on his glass plate negatives. He then applied soft pastel color by hand to further add nostalgic and mysterious qualities to the final print. Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory #

Bibliographic Details

Title: RUELLE D'ORLEANS - PIRATES' ALLEY. [Eugene ...
Publisher: New Orleans: [no date, circa 1930 - 1940].

AbeBooks offers millions of new, used, rare and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks from thousands of booksellers around the world. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and 100% secure - search for your book, purchase a copy via our secure checkout and the bookseller ships it straight to you.

Search thousands of booksellers selling millions of new & used books

New & Used Books

New & Used Books

New and used copies of new releases, best sellers and award winners. Save money with our huge selection.

AbeBooks Home

Rare & Out of Print Books

Rare & Out of Print Books

From scarce first editions to sought-after signatures, find an array of rare, valuable and highly collectible books.

Rare Books

Textbooks

Textbooks

Catch a break with big discounts and fantastic deals on new and used textbooks.

Textbooks

More Books to Discover