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Matamoros, Mexico, after a devastating hurricane [graphic].
BANC PIC 1994.007--CDV
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Title:

Matamoros, Mexico, after a devastating hurricane

Creator/Contributor:

Planque, Louis de., creator

Abstract:

Views show rubble, damaged buildings and other scenes of damage caused by a hurricane or hurricanes in Matamoros, Mexico. A major storm hit the region in October, 1867, which may be the event depicted. Other hurricanes are recorded in 1869 and 1871.

Date:

ca. 1867-1872 (issued)

Subject:

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Hurricanes -- Mexico -- Matamoros -- Photographs
Matamoros (Tamaulipas, Mexico) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographer's imprint on verso: Louis De Planque's Photographic Galleries, Brownsville Texas, Elizabeth St. / Matamoros, Mexico, Calle de Abasolo.
Suite of cartes de visite photographs, hand numbered on verso 1-24; no. 18-19 lacking in this collection. Individual photos untitled.
3 cards dated in early hand on verso: 1868, 1869, and 1872. If results of several hurricanes are depicted, the photographer's item numbering is not chronological.

Type:

graphic
Cartes de visite.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
22 photographic prints : cartes de visite, albumen ; 7 x 11 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1994.007--CDV

Origin:

Mexico