Panama Postcard Collection
Identifier: Photograph Collection 39-(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.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to the public. No known restrictions.
Language of Materials
1 Hollinger shoebox
- Panama Postcard Collection
- Postcard Collection 39 (31), Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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