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Collection of Europe Architecture Prints and Drawings

Identifier: SEAA-103

Scope and Contents

This artificial collection includes original prints and drawings made for English or continental European architectural subjects. Drawings date to the 16th through 19th centuries, and include work by a variety of architects and artists, some identified. Media include pencil, ink, and watercolor. Prints made by Louisiana artist, May Sydnor Morel, for a European book project are maintained.


  • 16th – 19th centuries


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is the physical property of Tulane University Special Collections. Copyright belongs to the creators or their legal heirs and assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or owner’s heir for permission to publish where Tulane University Special Collections does not hold the copyright. For further information, please contact Research Services at


11.3 Linear Feet (1 box, 3 folders)

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This artificial collection is arranged by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Some drawings were transferred from Tulane’s Louisiana Collection (now Louisiana Research Collection, LaRC, a part of Tulane University Special Collections) in the 1980s. Most Piranesi prints were given to SEAA by James R. Lamantia, Jr., and William R. Cullison in the 1980s.

Related Materials

Drawings by Vera Walker Morel, May Sydnor Morel's sister, for a Works Progress Administration tourist guide to New Orleans are in the Louisiana Architecture Drawings collection (SEAA-095).
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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US