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Louis H. Bainton Rio de Janeiro / Buenos Aires Photograph Collection, ca. 1905-1924.
Bernath Mss 114
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Title:

Louis H. Bainton Rio de Janeiro / Buenos Aires Photograph Collection, ca. 1905-1924

Creator/Contributor:

Bainton, Louis H., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

2 photo albums and loose photos totaling 173 photographs assembled by English Civil Engineer Louis H. Bainton while working in South America for the London firm C. H. Walker, Ltd., as the Chief Mechanical and Electrical Engineer on port construction projects in Rio de Janeiro, 1904-1913, and Buenos Aires, 1913-1915. The collection includes a number of group photos depicting the multi-ethnic, often very young workforce engaged in the projects. Also includes five letters, 1915-1924, from the firm attesting to Bainton's services and capabilities.

Date:

1905 (issued)

Subject:

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C. H. Walker, Ltd. (London)
Civil engineering
Construction projects -- Argentina
Construction projects -- Brazil
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Pictorial works
Buenos Aires (Argentina) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2004.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Louis H. Bainton Rio de Janeiro / Buenos Aires Photograph Collection, Bernath Mss 114. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Preliminary finding aid available in the Department of Special Collections.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.
Correspondence.

Physical Description:

.4 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.