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José Antonio Ulloa collection of cartes de visite
MS 027  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: José Antonio Ulloa collection of cartes de visite
    Date (inclusive): circa 1858-1868
    Collection Number: MS 027
    Creator: Ulloa, José Antonio
    Extent: 0.79 linear feet (2 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection consists of 60 cartes de visite, owned by José Antonio Ulloa of Zacatecas, Mexico. Items in the collection include photographs and portraits of European, South American, and Central American royalty and military members from the 19th century. Many of the cartes de visite depict members of European royalty related to Napoleon I, as well as cartes de visite of figures surrounding the trial and execution of Mexican Emperor Maximilian I in 1867.
    Languages: The collection is mostly in Spanish, with some captions in French and English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. José Antonio Ulloa collection of cartes de visite (MS 027). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing History

    Processed by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
    Processing of the José Antonio Ulloa collection of cartes de visite was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of 60 cartes de visite, owned by José Antonio Ulloa of Zacatecas, Mexico. Items in the collection include photographs and portraits of European, South American, and Central American royalty and military members from the 19th century. Many of the cartes de visite depict members of European royalty related to Napoleon I, as well as cartes de visite of figures surrounding the trial and execution of Mexican Emperor Maximilian I in 1867. The cards also contain decorative monograms and illustrations located on the back representing different photographing studios that created the cards.
    The collection also includes the original album which housed the photographs, along with an index written by Ulloa describing each of the photographs. Items have been described using Ulloa's original captions in Spanish, with some clarifying identifications and translations provided by the processor in brackets.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged according to the original album order established by Ulloa.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Carlota, Empress, consort of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1840-1927
    Eugénie, Empress, consort of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1826-1920
    Louis Napoléon, Prince Impérial of the French, Prince Impérial of the French, 1856-1879
    Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867
    Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873
    Kings and rulers
    Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867
    Royal houses

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)