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A shotgun house I illustrated for my digital illustration class

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A rare view of the shotgun houses that once stood along Sumpter Street, photographed in 1911. Smith Collection, The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of South Alabama.

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Shotgun house, Faubourg Marigny, NOLA. New Orleans architectural historian Samuel Wilson, Jr. influentially suggested that shotgun-style houses originated in the Creole suburbs (faubourgs) of New Orleans in the early 1800s. He also stated that the term “shotgun” is a reference to the idea that if all the doors are opened, a shotgun blast fired into the house from the front doorway will fly ...

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I would love to buy a fixer-upper shotgun house in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

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