In “Louisiana Lens: Photographs from The Historic New Orleans Collection,” John H. Lawrence skillfully weaves a captivating visual narrative of New Orleans, Louisiana and the Gulf South.
Lawrence traces the evolution of photography from daguerreotypes to digital, contextualizing each image within the social and cultural fabric of the city. He explores themes of architecture, music, race and more. Accompanied by 131 black-and-white and 44 color photographs, the hardcover volume is a testament to Lawrence’s encyclopedic knowledge for visual culture.
Its price is $49.95 and may be purchased online and in person at The Shop at The Collection, THNOC’s museum store.