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Est: $100 USD - $200 USDSold:
Converse AuctionsNovember 21, 2020Paoli, PA, US

Item Overview


This lot includes an original signed and titled photograph of a scene similar to those reproduced in the book! Signed "Eugene A. Delcroix, N.O.LA" and titled “Old Brulatour Courtyard”. The Brulatour courtyard is one of the most recognizable in the French Quarter. It was built in 1816 by Francois Seignouret. The property gets its name from Jules Brulatour, who was born in New Orleans in 1870 and once owned this building. Mr. Brulatour was an important pioneer of early motion picture films.
Patios, Stairways, and Iron Lace Balconies of Old New Orleans is a book of photographs by Eugene A. Delcroix. Stanley Clisby Arthur (Intro.) Pub. Harmanson Third Printing, 1941. Soft Cover, No DJ.

Delcrcoix was born in New Orleans in 1891. Delcroix photographed scenes from the French Quarter and Louisiana swamps. Tourists bought his art photographs as souvenirs. Despite the common market for his photographs, Delcroix was internationally known. Considered “a master of composition and light,” Delcroix exhibited his work in Tokyo and London. In 1938, he and Stanley Clisby Arthur wrote Patios, Stairways and Iron Lace Balconies of Old New Orleans. That same year, a portfolio of his work appeared in the April edition of Pencil Points magazine. Delcroix also served as president and judge of the Orleans Camera Club. He died on April 10, 1967.

8 1/2" X 11"

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Auction Description:
Just In Time Collectibles Sale
Saturday, November 21, beginning at noon Eastern

Vintage Holiday Ornaments, Décor & Toys
Men's & Women's Vintage Clothing and Accessories, Costume Jewelry Lots
All manner of Books: Rare, American History, Children's, Nature, Cookbooks,
Books of Philadelphia Area Interest
Ephemera incl. Celebrity Autographs & Military Memorabilia
Bar & Tiki Decor
Vintage Games, Toys & Dolls
Sterling Silver, Art Glass
Antique & Contemporary Furniture
Fine Art Paintings and Prints
Framed Decorator Prints

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Auction Details

Just in Time Collectible Sale

Converse Auctions
November 21, 2020, 12:00 PM EST

1 Spring Street, Paoli, PA, 19301, US


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