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Belle Epoque Buenos Aires Photograph Album One

 Collection — Box: 31, Album: 042
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-042

Scope and Contents

c. 1900-1910.  An album bound with a red board cover with embossed flower design and the word “album” in black.  It contains 46 gelatin silver prints (3" x 4 1/2").  The images document the city of Buenos Aires in the early 20th century.  They feature scenes of the waterfront with ships and infrastructure, public architecture and monuments, industrial machinery, the zoo, trains and train stations, parks and public diversions, several portraits of men reading, and one of men in a park with cameras on tripods.  None of the photographs were originally identified and the photographer is unknown.


  • Creation: c. 1900-1910

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


46 Photographic Prints

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Arrangement Note

Album clamshell Box 31

Belle Epoque Buenos Aires Photograph Album One
Album 42, Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
August 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

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