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[Guanajuato photograph album].
BANC PIC 2018.009--ALB
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Title:

[Guanajuato photograph album]
Titulo de cyudad: concedido por la magestad del Señor Rey Don Phelipe Quinto

Creator/Contributor:

García, Romualdo, creator, photographer.

Abstract:

Professional photographs depicting views and scenes of Guanajuato City, with an emphasis on historical structures and streets. Also contains photographs of the pages of a 1741 manuscript pertaining to the city's establishment (Titulo de cyudad [sic] : concedido por la magestad del Señor Rey Don Phelipe Quinto) which include portraits of Felipe V of Spain and Pedro de Castro Figueroa y Salazar. Also includes 4 real photograph postcards depicting mummies and skulls in the city's Panteón Municipal.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Guanajuato (Mexico) -- Photographs
Guanajuato (Mexico) -- History -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Bookseller attributes many photographs to Guanajuato portraiture specialist Romualdo García and/or his family successors, although most photographs do not bear a photographer's name.
Most views described by hand-written captions on album leaves.
[Guanajuato photograph album], BANC PIC 2018.099, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Howard Karno Books, Inc. ; 2017.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

photoprint
56 photographs in 1 album : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; album 19 x 29 cm

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

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BANC PIC 2018.009--ALB

Origin:

California

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