Van Zante's book is a fine tribute both to Lilienthal and to New Orleans. ...The photographs themselves [are] finely reproduced [and] are accompanied by illuminating and fully referenced commentaries ...
--Helen Taylor, Journal of American StudiesThese photographs, and Van Zante's excellent framework of exegesis, remind us of the rich architectural, commercial, social and pictorial legacy of one of the world's most fascinating cities...
--Helen Taylor, Journal of American Studies For those with an interest in New Orleans, or in American cities in the mid-nineteenth century, New Orleans 1867 is a necessary addition to their library."
--John Ferguson, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians"Van Zante has done an incredible job of research, writing, and editing, offering not only a visual image of New Orleans in 1867 but an understanding of its architecture, commerce, and history. Highly recommended."
--Damie Stillman, Choice
About the Author
Gary A. Van Zante is Curator of Architecture and Design at the MIT Museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was formerly Curator of the Southeastern Architectural Archive at Tulane University, New Orleans.