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Joseph Armstrong Baird collection of architectural negatives [graphic]
BANC PIC 1967.035--NEG; BANC PIC 1967.035--NEG box 1; BANC PIC 1967.035
Collection Overview

Title:

Joseph Armstrong Baird collection of architectural negatives

Creator/Contributor:

Baird, Joseph Armstrong., creator

Abstract:

Includes a wide survey of Spanish, Portuguese and pre-Conquest era in Mexican architecture, as well as some coverage of major 19th and 20th century work (especially Art Nouveau). The emphasis is on religious architecture (exteriors and interiors), however, examples of non-ecclesiastic architecture are also included. Negatives of American and Californian architecture were taken after 1951.

Date:

1948-ca. 1960 (issued)

Subject:

Altarpieces -- Pictorial works
Historic buildings -- California -- Photographs
Church architecture -- California -- Photographs
Church architecture -- Mexico
Architecture -- United States -- Photographs
Church architecture -- Portugal -- Photographs

Note:

Negatives taken before 1950 were used to illustrate Baird's Ph.D. thesis "The 18th century retables of the South of Spain, Portugal and Mexico" (Harvard University, 1951), see microfilm at the Bancroft Library.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION: UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Direct inquiries in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Temporary list of contents and detailed overview of the collection available.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
ca. 1,500 negatives : b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1967.035--NEG
BANC PIC 1967.035--NEG box 1
BANC PIC 1967.035

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION: UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Direct inquiries in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.