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Colombia Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(29)

Scope and Contents

1908-1995. 395 vintage postcards of various cities from throughout Colombia: Barranquilla, Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Buenaventura, Cali, Cartagena, Honda, Manizales, Medellin, Pamplona and Popayán are some of the cities that can be found in the collection. The collection includes a variety of picture postcards produced by multiple publishers, including J.V. Mogollón and Tichnor Bros. in the United States; and E. V. Sperling, Leipzig. The postcards collectively feature scenes in black and white and hand-colored photographs and illustrations of early 20th century daily life, urban landscapes, waterfronts, and modern and Colonial period architecture. Many of the postcards contain handwritten correspondence and postage stamps.


  • 1908-1995

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


395.00 Pieces

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Arrangement Note

Hollinger shoebox divided by city

Colombia Postcard Collection
Postcard Collection 39 (29), 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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