Scope and Content
Title: Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro
Date (inclusive): 196-
Collection number: 94/321
1 album (35 photographic prints) : color, 25 x 34 cm (album)
Photographs are mounted with old-fashioned paper photo corners on rectos of leaves of heavy faded blue-gray paper; interleaved
with sheets of glassine; photos without captions.
Bound in album with wood covers, featuring on upper cover a wood inlay view of Sugar Loaf Mountain executed in different types
and colors of wood; brown cloth spine, secured with tasseled brown silk cord; gray-blue pastedowns. Large white paper label
affixed to rear pastedown indicates that photographs were developed in Joinvile (Brazil), in the photo lab of Mario Prugner,
located on R. Dr. Placido Gomes, 658. A second label below identifies manufacturer of album, Leofer, of Sao Paulo, with serial
number No. 253-3.
Abstract: Album containing 35 amateur small (9 x 13 cm) color snapshot photographs of Rio de Janeiro.
Language: Finding aid is written in
Language of the Material:
Materials are in English.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections
for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library
Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the
creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright
owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Ludwig Lauerhass Jr., 2009.
[Identification of item], Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro (Collection 94/321). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles
E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Scope and Content
Album containing 35 amateur small (9 x 13 cm) color snapshot photographs of Rio de Janeiro, featuring aerial scenes of the
city, some at night; Sugar Loaf Mountain, including the aerial cable car to the summit; Guanabara Bay; Copacabana; and highways
through the surrounding mountains.
Range of dates suggested by physical characteristics and subject matter of photographs.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Aerial tramways --Brazil --Sugar Loaf Mountain --Photographs.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) --Photographs.
Sugar Loaf Mountain (Brazil) --Photographs.
Guanabara Bay (Brazil) --Photographs.
Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) --Photographs.
Genres and Forms of Material
Other Index Terms Related to this Collection
Foto Laboratório Mario Prugner (Joinvile, Brazil)
Leofer (São Paulo, Brazil)