OVERVIEW American (Louisiana),
LSU MOA 59.4, State 298608
c. 1840–41 American, Louisiana Cypress, hard pine floors
For sale at appraised value: $15,000
The room is dated c. 1840–41 and is made of painted, grained, and faux marble cypress and hard pine.
Original elements include some ornamental plaster from two doorways and their casings,
a doorknob, one window and framing, and a cast ceiling rosette.
The original elements came from a house at Camp Street and St. Joseph in
New Orleans designed by architect W. L. Atkinson.
Most of the woodwork and plaster work is reproduction from the late 1950's,
based on the woodwork from the New Orleans house.
HISTORIC ROSETTE, HISTORIC WINDOW, DOOR KNOB
-NO FURNITURE OR ART IS INCLUDED-
two reproduction windows on the west wall,
the door and casings on the south wall,
the wood from the floor,
and the decorative faux marble
Door jamb: H. 9 feet, 9 inches (floor to top of anthemion); W.. 56 1/2 inches (base)
Window jamb: H. 11 feet, 5 1/2 inches; W. 60 inches
Ceiling rosette: Diam. 44 inches (approx.)
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