Following his book, The French Quarter and Other New Orleans Scenes
pen and ink artist Joseph Arrigo, a native New Orleanian, has compiled this collection of sketches from such gulf coast cities as Gulfport, Biloxi, and Ocean Springs. Each of his illustrations is accompanied by a description explaining its significance.
Arrigo’s sketches include everything from the St. Stanislaus College in Bay St. Louis to the Old Spanish Fort in Pascagoula, and from the Dixie White House in Pass Christian to Shearwater Pottery Workshop in Ocean Springs.
There is no scene in which Arrigo does not find beauty as he visits other Gulf Coast cities such as Gautier, Mississippi City, Long Beach, and Waveland. Homes, churches, colleges, forts, and historic avenues are all represented in Arrigo's collection. Mississippi Gulf Coast Scenes is sure to delight anyone wishing to hold on to fond memories of the beauty of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
About the Author
Joseph A. Arrigo, a New Orleans author and artist, has written and illustrated several books about the South. In addition to Mississippi Gulf Coast Scenes and The French Quarter and Other New Orleans Scenes Arrigo is the author and illustrator of Steamboats on the River Coloring Book, Historic Natchez Homes Coloring Book, The Louisiana Plantation Coloring Book, and Historic Baton Rouge Coloring Book. All are published by Pelican.
MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST SCENES
Written and illustrated by Joseph Arrigo
ART / American / General
TRAVEL / United States / South / West South Central
96 pp. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2
ISBN: 9780882893020 pb