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Frances Benjamin Johnston House

 
 
Frances Benjamin Johnston House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Frances Benjamin Johnston House Marker
Inscription. This Greek Revival house was erected for Mme. Julie Duralde, widow of John Clay, Henry Clay’s brother who purchased the property in 1835 and owned it until her death in 1861.

From 1940 until 1952 it was the residence of Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952), noted photographer of presidents, national leaders and southern architecture. She was called “the photographer of the American country.”
 
Erected 1985 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.734′ N, 90° 3.731′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Bourbon Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1132 Bourbon Street, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gallier House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dominique Bouligny House (about 400 feet away); Maison Hospitalière (about 500 feet away); Erard-Espy House (about 500 feet away); Le – Carpentier/Beauregard House (about 600 feet away); Gauche House (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Danny Barker (about 700 feet away); Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Frances Benjamin Johnston House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Frances Benjamin Johnston House Marker
 
 
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