A Creole Lexicon: Architecture, Landscape, People by Jay Dearborn Edwards, Nicolas Kariouk Pecquet Du Bellay De

By Jay Dearborn Edwards, Nicolas Kariouk Pecquet Du Bellay De Verton, William R. Brockway, Charles Funderburk

All through Louisiana’s colonial and postcolonial sessions, there advanced a hugely really expert vocabulary for describing the region’s structures, humans, and cultural landscapes. This creolized language a special mixture of localisms and phrases borrowed from French, Spanish, English, Indian, and Caribbean resources built to fit the multiethnic wishes of settlers, planters, explorers, developers, surveyors, and executive officers. this day this old vernacular is usually opaque to people who have to comprehend its meanings, yet with A Creole Lexicon, Jay Edwards and Nicholas Kariouk offer a hugely equipped source for its restoration. Newly produced diagrams and drawings, in addition to unique reproductions, and 16 topic indexes help in making this a useful reference for exploring and holding Louisiana’s cultural historical past.

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It is used in wall construction where posts and braces cross, one being discontinuous. See assemblage (7), tournisse. 9) tenon d’ancrage (du sommier), clef d’arrêt, assemblage à clefs: Lit: a (key-locked) through tenon, or an assembly 13 secured by the use of stopping keys (Fig. 8i). a) Normandy: a timber-frame assembly in which the tenon of a (tie) beam (tirant, sommier) is mortised through and projects beyond a wall post or wall plate, and is stopped by one or two pegs placed immediately outside of the second (wall-mounted) member.

In Anglo neighborhoods it is frequently set back on the lot. This urban form is closely linked with the rural Bluffland house (Fig. 16; Friends of the Cabildo 1984:69). See Georgian Creole cottage, Greek Revival architecture. 4. 5-Bay Center-Hall American Cottage 7 ancienne population (FC n, f). : Coined “by white Louisiana natives of French or Spanish heritage to underscore their differences from Americans or foreign French settlers. Both in its French form and in its reference to seniority, the term symbolized for Creoles their distinction and superiority in Louisiana society”(Henry & Bankston 1998:562).

15). See banquette cottage, Creole cottage. 5) Rural S-central Louisiana, both French and Anglo: by analogy, a fausse galerie, also called “hood” or “apron”—an extension added to the exterior of a gallery roof and often wrapped around the sides of the gallery and sometimes the building itself. Popular in central rural Louisiana between ca. 1870 and 1930, false galleries protected the woodwork of the gallery from exposure to sun and rain, thus prolonging its life (Fig. 59). ). 1) Giblets. 2) Acadian Canada and Louisiana: cleared land but with the stumps of trees remaining.

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