Photograph of Remington's birthplace. 6 1/4" x 4 1/2".
Pierre has a German bisque head and kid body. He wears a yak wig in the bagwig style with pigeon wings a style chosen from the History of American Costume. A bag wig included a square black bag, trimmed with a bow at the top into which the hair at the back was encased. The pigeon wing description of Pierre's wig refers to the two large horizontal curls above ears. There was an outsize black bow at top of the bag in the back of the wig; a black ribbon called a solitaire pulled the opening of the bag together beneath...
Created by: Gray, Ruth Lewelling
Manufactured by: Armand Marseilles
A Louisiana native, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818-1893) was born on May 28, 1818 on the Contreras sugar-cane plantation in St. Bernard Parish, the child of a wealthy Creole family. It wasn't until he was sent to a boarding school in New York at age 12 that he learned to speak English. He trained at West Point where one of his instructors was Robert Anderson - who commanded Ft. Sumter and surrendered to Beauregard, who led the Confederate forces at Charleston, at the outset of the war. Beauregard graduated second in his class with the nickname "Little Napoleon" given...
Created by: Guillaume, L.M.D.