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[McEwen Bros. album of Panama photographs].
BANC PIC 2016.012--fALB
Collection Overview

Title:

[McEwen Bros. album of Panama photographs]

Creator/Contributor:

McEwen Bros. (San Francisco), creator, creator.

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots of various subjects in Panama, including agriculture, Panama Canal, Panama City, business associates, friends and/or family members, pets. One photograph includes caption refering to "our property", and McEwens are assumedly among those depicted throughout album. Also depicted is a Glenn W. Miller. Postcards depict various aspects of construction of Panama Canal.

Date:

1913 (issued)

Subject:

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Panama -- Pictorial works
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Pictorial works
Canal Zone -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographers unknown.
Several photographs bear hand-written captions.
Also includes 8 hand-colored commercial postcards.
Written inside front cover: Property of McEwen Bros., San Francisco.
McEwen Bros. album of Panama photographs, BANC PIC 2016.012, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; 2015.
McEwen Bros. real estate firm appears in various San Francisco directories of first two decades of 20th century.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Postcards.

Physical Description:

photoprint
Approximately 85 photographs in 1 album : gelatin silver prints ; album 19 x 31 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2016.012--fALB

Origin:

California