Detail View: The AMICA Library: Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation

AMICA ID: 
LSM_.1956.087.263
AMICA Library Year: 
2003
Object Type: 
Photographs
Creator Name: 
Tebbs, Robert
Creator Nationality: 
American
Creator Name-CRT: 
Robert Tebbs
Title: 
Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
circa 1929
Creation Start Date: 
1927
Creation End Date: 
1931
Materials and Techniques: 
silver gelatin print
Subject Description: 
Exterior view. Construction on the house began in 1840, and completed by 1842. It was first named "Ashland" after U.S. statesman Henry Clay's plantation in Kentucky. In March 1889, the estate sold to George B. Reuss, an Ascension Parish planter. Reuss renamed the plantation "Belle Helene" in honor of his recently born daughter, Helene.
Named Subjects: 
Historic buildings; Architecture, Domestic;Plantations--Louisiana--Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation; Greek revival (Architecture)
Creation Place: 
Geismar (Ascension Parish, La.)
Dimensions: 
24 x 20 cm.
AMICA Contributor: 
Louisiana State Museum
Owner Location: 
New Orleans, LA, USA
ID Number: 
1956.087.263
Copyright: 
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana State Museum.Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
LSM_.1956.087.263.tif