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Louisiana Antique Treasures (2008)



Genre: Event

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-01-21

Duration: 00:52:54

Subjects: Collectors and collecting | Louisiana State Archives | Antiques


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Hardy, Florent Speaker
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Angelico, Richard Speaker
  • Bacot, Pat Speaker
  • Beadle, Amelia Speaker
  • Bragg, Jean Speaker
  • Brown, Danny Speaker
  • Clark, George Speaker
  • Ewing, Sandy Speaker
  • Fourroux, Brian Speaker
  • Gaston, Dale Speaker
  • Haynie, Randy Speaker
  • Hembrick, Kathe Speaker
  • Hill, Linda Speaker
  • Holloway, Richard Speaker
  • Laborde, Cecil Speaker
  • Mann, Rob Speaker
  • McGinsey, Charles Speaker
  • Spedale, Billy Speaker


This program from January 21, 2008, features the appraisals from an antiques event at the Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge. It includes the appraisals for the following items: an early 19th century Pierre Landry sculpture; a Civil War sword, photograph, and commission letter; Lenoa “Miss Sing” Pearson’s boarding house ledger; a Confederate medical kit; an 1880s Beeswax Cross, an example of Catholic devotional art; the Carmen Favrot Designer Dress Collection from Newcomb College; the Hardy Brothers Sweet Potato Labels; Civil War weapons; an Abraham Lincoln Autographed Lithograph; Louisiana Governor Paul Hebert’s 1853 silver election gift; a Bernard de Marigny 1808 obituary ring; a copy of a 1703 King Louis XIV document and signature; the Henry Comish Collection of Huey Long artifacts; 1914 and 1916 LSU calendars; an early soft drink bottle collection; early 20th century A.J. Drysdale paintings; 1925 LSU football photographs; a Blue Book Storyville directory from New Orleans; a 1900s Brazilian butterfly serving tray; a 1910 LSU Cadet hand-tinted photograph; Louisiana Governor Murphy J. Foster’s 1902 collection of the “Library of Oratory”; an 1818 Nathan Starr Sabre; a Colt pocket pistol; Civil War-era sabres; and a Vice Presidential inquiry letter and photograph of General Thomas Jesup. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Louisiana Secretary of State Jay Dardenne