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Carondelet Collection

"Carondelet: A Tale of History, Forts, and Streets" Step back in time to the year 1862 as we witness the Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn, c. 1862 (colour litho)

Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn, c. 1862 (colour litho)
497542 Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn, c.1862 (colour litho) by Currier, N. (1813-88) and Ives, J.M. (1824-95); 30.2x40.2 cm; Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Capture of Fort Henry by US Gun Boats under the Command of Flag Officer Foote

Capture of Fort Henry by US Gun Boats under the Command of Flag Officer Foote
3090270 Capture of Fort Henry by US Gun Boats under the Command of Flag Officer Foote, February 6th 1862, pub. 1864 (colour litho) by American School

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn, by the Federal Gunboats under command of

Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn, by the Federal Gunboats under command of
3090275 Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn, by the Federal Gunboats under command of Commoddore Andrew H. Foote, Feby. 6th, 1862, pub

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Engagement off Fort Pillow, Mississippi River, between Federal and Confederate Gun-Boats (engraving)

Engagement off Fort Pillow, Mississippi River, between Federal and Confederate Gun-Boats (engraving)
1620397 Engagement off Fort Pillow, Mississippi River, between Federal and Confederate Gun-Boats (engraving) by English School

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Portrait of Ferry Carondelet (1473-1528), with his Secretary

Portrait of Ferry Carondelet (1473-1528), with his Secretary. Artist: Piombo, Sebastiano, del (1485-1547)
Portrait of Ferry Carondelet (1473-1528), with his Secretary. Found in the collection of Thyssen-Bornemisza Collections

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Juan Jose Flores (1800-1864). Portrait

Juan Jose Flores (1800-1864). Portrait
Juan Jose Flores (1800-1864). President of Ecuador. Portrait. Hall of Presidents. Government Palace. Quito. Ecuador

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Francisco Javier Arias Davila Matheu Carondelet (1812-1890)

Francisco Javier Arias Davila Matheu Carondelet (1812-1890). Spanish Military and politician. Engraving of The Spanish and American Illustration, 1884. Colored

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Jean De Carondelet (Eld)

Jean De Carondelet (Eld)
JEAN DE CARONDELET Burgundian statesman, Chancelier de Bourgogne et de Flandres. Date: 1428 - 1501

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Jean De Carondelet (Yng)

Jean De Carondelet (Yng)
JEAN DE CARONDELET French churchman in Flanders Date: 1469? - 1544

Background imageCarondelet Collection: Portrait of Ferry Carondelet, Jan van Somer, Sebastiano del Piombo, 1676

Portrait of Ferry Carondelet, Jan van Somer, Sebastiano del Piombo, 1676

Background imageCarondelet Collection: NEW ORLEANS: STREET SCENE. A view of Carondelet Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographed c1905

NEW ORLEANS: STREET SCENE. A view of Carondelet Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographed c1905


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"Carondelet: A Tale of History, Forts, and Streets" Step back in time to the year 1862 as we witness the Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn. The colour litho captures the intense moment when US Gun Boats, under Flag Officer Foote's command, seize control. In another scene titled "Capture of Fort Henry by US Gun Boats, " we see the Federal forces triumphantly taking over. The bravery and strategic prowess displayed during this engagement are truly remarkable. Moving further down history's timeline, an engraving depicts the Engagement off Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River. Confederate and Federal Gun-Boats clash in a fierce battle that echoes through time. Shifting gears from military exploits to portraits, we encounter Ferry Carondelet (1473-1528) accompanied by his Secretary. This artwork by Sebastiano del Piombo offers a glimpse into their world—a testament to their influence and power. Juan Jose Flores (1800-1864), portrayed with dignity and strength in his portrait, adds another layer to our understanding of Carondelet's rich heritage. His legacy intertwines with that of Francisco Javier Arias Davila Matheu Carondelet (1812-1890), whose name resonates throughout history. Jean De Carondelet (Eld) stands tall as a figure who left an indelible mark on society—an inspiration for generations to come. Similarly, Jean De Carondelet (Yng) carries forward this family's tradition of excellence. Jan van Somer immortalizes Ferry Carondelet once more in a stunning portrait created in 1676. Through artistry and brushstrokes, Van Somer brings forth the essence of this historical figure for all to admire. Finally, let us transport ourselves from these grand narratives onto New Orleans' vibrant streets captured c1905. On Carondelet Street itself lies a bustling cityscape, a testament to the enduring spirit of this iconic location.