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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Argentina in the 1890s Photographic Album

Identifier: 2022-012
Scope and Contents This collection of 50 black and white photographs depicts everyday life in Buenos Aires, Palermo, and Hurlingham, Argentina during the 1890s. Photographs measure approximately 6¾” x 8¾” and are captioned on versos, though some captions are partly trimmed. Photographs show public celebrations and parades, portraits of Argentinians, and landmarks such as the Banco de la Nación and Central Station of Ferrocarril del Sud.
Dates: circa 1890s.

Buenos Aires in 1939 Photographic Album

Identifier: 2022-020
Scope and Contents This collection of one photographic album contains 21 black and white photographs promoting the 1939 Buenos Aires opening of Falcon & Cia., an Argentinian distributor of Myrugia, a Spanish cosmetics company. The photographs depict Art Deco interior and exterior views of Falcon & Cia.'s offices in the Retiro neighborhood. The photographs measure 7" x 9" and are mounted to the album leaves.
Dates: 1939

La Tigra Cattle Ranch in Argentina Photographic Album

Identifier: 2022-014
Scope and Contents The collection contains one photographic album from the studio of Samuel Boote of 27 photographs from the 1880s visually documenting the La Tigra cattle ranch located near Olavarría, Argentina. Photographs measure between 6½” x 8½” and 4¾” x 7” and do not include captions.
Dates: circa 1880s

Photographic Album Depicting Brazil and Argentina

Identifier: 2021-004
Overview One photographic album containing fifty black-and-white images depicting Lisbon Harbor, Brazil, and Argentina. The images feature two copper mines in the Catamarca region of Argentina, one owned by Samuel Lafone Quevedo and the other owned by Adolfo Carranza; as well as a sugar plantation owned by Alfredo Guzman. Other images depict various members of the Blamey family and the natural landscape of Argentina. The album appears to have been a gift from Henry (potentially Henry Davis Hoskold) to...
Dates: 1893

Postcards from Argentina Photographic Album

Identifier: 2022-013
Scope and Contents One bound photographic album containing about 240 photograph postcards, about 12 magazine clippings, seven leaves of typewritten text, three feather art works, and a color printed map of Argentina, mostly of Indigenous Argentinians during the 1930s. All postcards measure 3¼”x 5¼” and are captioned in Spanish. The seven paper leaves contain typewritten text in French.
Dates: 1930s