LAL02-4. Latin American Library - Image Archive - Photograph Albums
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
1928. An album of 63 gelatin silver photoprints taken or acquired during a voyage to South America on the S.S. American Legion. The views include the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Santos, Brazil where coffee is loaded, Montevideo, and Buenos Aires. Also present are images of gauchos, gold miners, and mountain transportation. Not all photographs are identified.
1927-1928. A single album of miniatures black and white photographs produced as a gift from the Egyptian Tobacco Company. The views include San Salvador, Santa Ana, and Santa Tecla along with scenes of coffee workers. The photographs are numbered and identified.
c.1908. An album of 211 gelatin silver prints. The images were taken from across Mexico including the cities of Pachuca, Puebla, Jalapa, Toluca, Morelia, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, and Aguas Calientes. The album provides images of urban and rural life including street scenes, churches, mining operations, markets, bullfights in Guadalajara, roads, trains, architecture, and indigenous people.
1885. A 30 page oversize album containing sixty original albumen photographs of Panama that date to 1885 and document work on the canal by the French company under Ferdinand de Lesseps. Photographs show architecture and everyday life in Panama. The album contains a dedication by P.M. del Valle to Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada of Mexico.
c. 1890-1900. A photograph album of 24 leaves containing 30 gelatin silver prints photographs of Costa Rica by H. N. Rudd and Paynter Brothers photographers. They show views of San José including the National Theater, other Costa Rican towns, the United Fruit Co. building, and banana and coffee production. All photographs are identified with captions.
c. 1961. A single album collection of 32 gelatin silver prints distributed by the Cuban Ministerio de Industrias. The aim of the album is to extol the accomplishments of the Cuban Revolution with views of Havana and other Cuban cities, schools, industrialization, agricultural production and armed forces. Captions for each photograph are printed in Spanish, English, and French.
c. 1920s. An album of twelve mounted gelatin silver prints (7" x 9 1/2"), each with the blind stamp of “Photo Sport, Guatemala.” The photographer is unknown. The images provide views from across Guatemala and include public buildings in Antigua, an ancient Maya stela from Quiriguá, and Lake Atitlán.
19th century. A single album of 28 pages each containing an albumen print. The images include urban landscapes, villages and country scenes, coastal views, plantation harvests, and portraits of the different people in Jamaica at that time. Some of the photographs are identified.
1877-1898. A photograph album of 32 leaves containing 116 albumen and gelatin silver prints taken by Captain Joshua W. Reynolds. The images document different voyages taken by Captain Reynolds in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Most are of Veracruz, Tampico, Havana, and Mexico City. The album includes an early 1877 photograph of the cathedral of Mexico, which includes the Aztec calendar stone. Most of the photographs are identified in Reynolds' own hand.
1919-1920. An album of 45 leaves containing 512 gelatin silver prints snapshots taken while the photographer was working in Peru. The images include urban and rural scenes from Lima, Callao, Pachacama, Huancayo, and Piura. In addition are scenes from Colón, Panamá and the Canal, and Jamaica.
1899-1919. Photomechanical reproductions of 61 photographs of the urban upper class of Chile by Chilean photographer, Luis A. Ross de Ferari. The album was published in 1990 in celebration of 150 years of photography. It is in the format of a weekly calendar and includes a biography of Luis A. Ross.
1896. A photograph album of 26 leaves containing 32 original albumen prints photographs by pioneer Brazilian photographer Marc Ferrez of Rio de Janeiro. They show views of Rio de Janeiro and the surrounding countryside and botanical garden, Petrópolis, African and Indian peoples, and coffee plantation workers. All photos are identified by captions.
1882-1888. An album of 65 leaves containing original albumen photographs taken by Sanfred Robinson. The images include views of Maya people, architecture, villages, port, and coffee plantations across highland Guatemala. All of the photographs are identified.
1930. An album of 129 gelatin silver prints taken by a U.S. Marine on duty in Ocotal, Nicaragua. The images include views of marines patrolling, tropical scenes of the flora and fauna, various scenes of people and places, and the Panama Canal Railway. Some photographs have identifications.
c. 1914. An album of 41 gelatin silver prints on 22 leaves taken by R. Z. García Fot. of Monterrey. The photographs were taken at two railway field hospitals, one was in Acámbaro, Guanajuato. The images include scenes of amputations, operation rooms, nurses and surgeons, some of whom are named, and other groups of people.
c. 1900. An album containing 210 postcards from throughout Mexico showing colonial architecture, archaeological sites, and views of people at work. Several of the postcards have notes inscribed by Zelia Nuttall, who may have collected the cards.
1904-1907. A portfolio album of 991 gelatin silver photoprints on 81 oversize leaves. The images include views of Panama showing the Canal and its construction, Panama City and other towns, government officials, social settings, colonial architecture and the San Blas Indians. Most were taken by C.L. Chester.