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Panama Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(31)

Scope and Contents

1900-1950.  532 vintage postcards of various urban and rural places from throughout Panamá and the Canal Zone.  The collection incudes a variety of picture postcards produced by multiple publishers, including I.L. Maduro, Jr., Leighton & Valentine Co., Kraemer Art Co., C.L. Chester, Foto Flatau, Vibert & Dixon, and Albert Lindo Publishers. The postcards collectively feature scenes in black and white, hand-colored, and in color photography.  They illustrate early 20th century daily life, urban and rural landscapes, waterfronts, modern and Colonial period architecture, Canal construction, and indigenous people.


  • 1900-1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


532.00 Pieces

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

1 Hollinger shoebox

Panama Postcard Collection
Postcard Collection 39 (31), Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

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