Dorothy Violet Gulledge Photograph Collection
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New Orleans Streets--Royal

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NOTE: For 627 Royal and for 1101 Royal Street see Unidentified French Quarter Locations.

Thumbnail Series Subseries Image # (click to view) Gulledge Caption/Description Date Additional Description
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 1 417 Royal Street--Patio Royal, built around 1801, originally owned by Don Jose Fauria. Four years later was purchased by Banque de la Louisiane. Next owned by Martin Gordon who entertained General Jackson in 1828. Judge Morphy next owner.

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 2 429 Royal Street--Miro House, erected by Governor Miro as Spanish Commanderia in 1769.
Taken from steps of Orleans Parish Court House [with statue of Edward Douglas White]
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 3 417 Royal Street--entrance to Patio Royal, first bank in the Vieux Carre, 1808, started by Thomas Jefferson. Later home of Paul Morphy.

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 4 505-509 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 5 509-511 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 6 Looking towards Royal Street from Pirate Alley through garden at back of St. Louis Cathedral

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 7 403 Royal Street--once town house of Etienne de Bore, a pioneer in the manufacture of granulated sugar. Now site of the Bank of United States which was at one time the Bank of Louisiana (1861)

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 8 631 Royal Street February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 9 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 10 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 11 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 12 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 13 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 14 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 15 631 Royal Street--courtyard of famous singer Adelina Patti

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 16 520 Royal Street--courtyard of Brulatour Family house

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 17 520 Royal Street--courtyard of Brulatour Family house

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 18 520 Royal Street--courtyard of Brulatour Family house

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 19 520 Royal Street--courtyard of Brulatour Family house

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 20 520 Royal Street--courtyard of Brulatour Family house

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 21 639 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 22 429 Royal Street--Miro House, erected by Governor Miro as Spanish Commanderia in 1769.
Taken from steps of Orleans Parish Court House [with statue of Edward Douglas White]
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 23 403 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 24 403 Royal Street--once town house of Etienne de Bore, a pioneer in the manufacture of granulated sugar. Now site of the Bank of United States which was at one time the Bank of Louisiana (1861)

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 25 902 Royal Street--erected 1838 bt Madame Miltenberger

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 26 201 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 27 613 Royal Street--former residence of Governor Perier, ruler of French colony in early 18th century, also home of Governor Vaudreuil. Present house built in 1832, two sisters--Emma and Bertha Camors--had variety store on ground floor
Court of Two Sisters restaurant
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 28 536 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 29 540 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 30 621 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 31 633 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 32 639 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 33 640-700 Royal Street--showing narrow street in the Vieux Carre and ironwork on balconies of houses

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 34 640 Royal Street--New Orleans' first skyscraper. The building dates back to 1774; originally three stories, the fourth added later

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 35 640 Royal Street--side view; built in 1774. Dr. Yves LeMonnier had built by Arsene Lacarriere Latour and Hyacinthe Laclotte. Fourth story added after 12/11/1876

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 36 741 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 37 741 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 38 741 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 39 823 Royal Street--Daniel Clark home, purchased 11/11/1803, nine days before New Orleans became American city. Irish adventurer, Lafitte's merchant, state's first representative in National Congress. Father of Myra Clark Gaines who furnished this country with one of its most famous lawsuits. Here Andrew Jackson was welcomed by Governor Claiborne, Mayor Nicolas Girod on 12/21/1814. Now home of Alberta Kinsey, author.

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 40 824 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 41 829 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 42 Royal and Dumaine Streets--Heine House, excellent example of French colonial architecture

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 43 Royal and St. Peter Streets--old building with lacework of iron on balcony

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 44 915 Royal Street--Cornstalk Guest House

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 45 915 Royal Street--Cornstalk Guest House. Fence cost [sic] about 1830 by owner Francois Arsen Blanc who purchased in 1826 from Judge Francois Xavier Martin famed () of "History of La." Martin ()

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 46 915 Royal Street--home built in 1850; only cornstalk fence except at Prytania and Fourth

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 47 915 Royal Street--home built in 1850; only cornstalk fence except at Prytania and Fourth

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 48 916-918 Royal Street--home of Kohn; buildings erected in September 1838; contractor was John Gilchrist Boyd

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 49 936 Royal Street--patio

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 50 940 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 51 1015 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 52 1025 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 53 1026 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 54 1035 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 55 1132 Royal Street--more than 3/4 of a century ago James Gallier designed and built his home, 2 story cement-covered brick; splendid portico with slender columns

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 56 1035-1101 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 57 1140 Royal Street--excellent French architecture; Louis Phillipe slept here while in New Orleans. Also "House of Horror" because of torture of Madame Lalaurie's slaves

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 58 1140 Royal Street--excellent French architecture; Louis Phillipe slept here while in New Orleans. Also "House of Horror" because of torture of Madame Lalaurie's slaves

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 59 1201 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 60 1201-1217 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 61 1217-1225 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 62 1310 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 63 2029 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 64 2029 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 65 2223 1/2 Royal Street and up Royal to Elysian Fields

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 66 2223 1/2 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 67 2241 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 68 505 Royal Street May 1951
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 69 537 1/2 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 70 603 Royal Street--courtyard

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 71 603 Royal Street--courtyard

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 72 613 Royal Street--famous town house and mansion; well known Court of the Two Sisters

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 73 619 Royal Street--patio, home of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of U.S. when in New Orleans

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 74 619 Royal Street February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 75 619 Royal Street--patio, home of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of U.S. when in New Orleans

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 76 628 Royal Street--Eugene Fields courtyard February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 77 711 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 78 711 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 79 711 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 80 711 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 81 711 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 82 819 Royal Street--courtyard bookstore

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 83 820 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 84 1014 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 85 1014 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 86 1217 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 87 628 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 88 121 Royal Street--old Cosmopolitan Hotel. Dr. Francisco Antommarchi, physician of Napoleon, had his home & office on this site during 1830s; here famous Little Corporal mask exhibited. Half a century ago, favorite meeting place of Latin Americans

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 89 127 Royal Street--The Gem won early fame as a bar. Built by John Daniels & Alfred Arnold Pray in 1851. Here, 1/10/1857, was organized Mistick Krewe of Comus. It is claimed first restaurant to serve midday meals

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 90 Old building on Royal and Bienville Streets. Local Sloppy Jim's Bar. Many years ago known as "Conway's Court." Built during Spanish regime previous to March 1799

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 91 301 Royal Street October 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 92 318-322 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 93 325 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 94 325 Royal Street--entrance to building

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 95 Profile of 334 Royal Street from lawn of Court House. Old Bank of Louisiana, built in 1812 at cost of over $80,000. In 1871 became "The Royal Street Auction Exchange." 1874 became Mortgage and Conveyance Office

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 96 334 Royal Street--Old Bank of Louisiana, built in 1812 at cost of over $80,000. Hub of New Orleans financial center when banks located on every corner of Conti and Royal Streets. In 1871 became "The Royal Street Auction Exchange." 1874 became Mortgage and Conveyance Office

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 97 344 Royal Street--erected in 1826. Iron gates facsimile of a pair at the entrance to the garden of Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square, London, designed for Marquis of Lansdowne in 1765

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 98 Royal and Conti Streets--horse wearing hat; surrey with fringe on top

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 99 401 Royal Street--built in 1821, Louisiana State Bank, showing curving top and wall on Conti Street and entrance way that once admitted carriages to charming courtyard. Building designed by Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe who designed south wing of National Capitol

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 100 403 Royal Street--town house of Etienne de Bore, pioneer manufacturer of granulated sugar. Now site of Bank of the United States which was Bank of Louisiana (1861)

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 101 616 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 102 616 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 103 616 Royal Street February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 104 616 Royal Street February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 105 616 Royal Street February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 106 616 Royal Street February 19, 1950
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 107 616 Royal Street--Spanish courtyard, built by Dr. Isadore Labatut in 1831. Early 19th century scene of many brilliant social affairs

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 108 616 Royal Street--Spanish courtyard, built by Dr. Isadore Labatut in 1831. Early 19th century scene of many brilliant social affairs

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 109 616 Royal Street--Spanish courtyard; Wishing Gates, built by Dr. Isadore Labatut in 1831

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 110 616 Royal Street--Spanish courtyard; Wishing Gates, built by Dr. Isadore Labatut in 1831

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 111 616 Royal Street

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 112 902 Royal Street--erected in 1838 for Madame Miltenberger by Rice & Tibbits. Home of Gustave, son of Christian Miltenberger, at Battle of New Orleans with Major Plauche

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 113 902 Royal Street--erected in 1838 for Miltenberger by Rice & Tibbits. Home of Gustave, son of Christian Miltenberger, surgeon with Major Plauche at Battle of New Orleans

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 114 902 Royal Street--erected in 1838 for Miltenberger by Rice & Tibbits. Home of Gustave, son of Christian Miltenberger, surgeon at Battle of New Orleans, attached to Major Plauche's contingent of Creoles

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 115 902 Royal Street--erected in 1838 for Miltenberger by Rice & Tibbits. Home of Gustave, son of Christian Miltenberger, surgeon at Battle of New Orleans, attached to Major Plauche's contingent of Creoles

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 116 902 Royal Street--erected in 1838 for Miltenberger by Rice & Tibbits. Home of Gustave, son of Christian Miltenberger, surgeon at Battle of New Orleans, attached to Major Plauche's contingent of Creoles

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 117 902 Royal Street--erected in 1838 for Miltenberger by Rice & Tibbits. Home of Gustave, son of Christian Miltenberger, surgeon at Battle of New Orleans, attached to Major Plauche's contingent of Creoles

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 118 936 Royal Street--patio

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 119 936 Royal Street--patio

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 120 915 Royal Street--cornstalk fence

New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 121
May 1962 915 Royal Street--cornstalk fence
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 122
May 1962 915 Royal Street--cornstalk fence
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 123
March 1960 Royal and Conti Streets--Spanish tile street plaque
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 124

Royal and Conti Streets
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 125
August 1961 Solari's Wine Store (actually in the 700 block of Iberville Street)
New Orleans Streets Royal Street Photograph 126
August 1961 201 Royal Street--Solari's

11/17/2011-we (rev. 1/18/2012)