2016 Sunset Report

OLG & DCRT Strategic Plan
2020-21 through 2024-25


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Paintings Works On Paper Photographs Sculpture


  • More than 50,000 objects
  • The earliest photographs in the collection date to the early 1840s, and include daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, vintage albumen prints, salt paper print, hand colored or enhanced photographs, tintypes, glass plate negatives, 16mm films and contemporary digital inkjet prints. The Louisiana State Museum has major holdings of work by Samuel T. Blessing, George François Mugnier, Theodore Lillenthal, Robert W. Tebbs, Frances Benjamin Johnston, Joseph Woodson "Pops" Whitesell, Fonville Winans, and Achille Simon.
Samuel Blessing George Mugnier Olidé P. Schexnayder
Robert Tebbs

John Teunisson
Jesse Whitehurst