New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Art at West End


Sailing boats on Lake Pontchartrain, The Southern Yacht Club-Captain William L. Challoner c. 1880 Oil on canvas 1880

Artist: William L. Challoner

Louisiana State Museum Paintings Collection 
http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/painting/challoner3.htm



Illustration from Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi
West End in the chapter titled 'The Metropolis of the South' 1874
Source: Mark Twain's Illustrations at http://www.casayego.com/mtwain/41/41.htm


 

 

Engraving of View of Inner Lake Pass, West End from an 1891 Atlas.