New Orleans is many things to its many visitors. Regardless of the reason for their visits to the Crescent City, one feature that visitors always seek out is its unique architecture. This collaboration by husband-and-wife team Paul and Lee Malone takes readers on a tour of the finest architecture, ironwork, patios, and courtyards of New Orleans, a place the authors describe as “a city of captivating contrasts.”
In The Majesty of New Orleans, the Malones have captured in full color the highlights and secret beauty of New Orleans at its best. The book’s combination of history and photography introduces readers to such attractions as the Cabildo, Gallier House, The Court of Two Sisters, and Napoleon House. Outside the Vieux Carré are the St. Louis Cemetery #1, Metairie Cemetery, Long Vue Gardens, and the Marks Isaacs House. In this collection as in their previous books, the authors document historic sites and landmarks in what are sure to be some of the most breathtaking New Orleans photographs in existence.
About Author and the Photographer
Paul Malone, now deceased, was a critically acclaimed portrait photographer—a master in his field. He was the past president of the Professional Photographers of Louisiana and former member of the Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers. Paul and his wife, Lee, also collaborated on Louisiana Plantation Homes: A Return to Splendor, The Majesty of the Felicianas, The Majesty of the Garden District, and The Majesty of River Road.
THE MAJESTY OF NEW ORLEANS
Photography by Paul Malone
Text by Lee Malone
ARCHITECTURE / Domestic
112 pp. 8 x 10
185 Color photos 4th ptg.