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Adolfo Biener Guatemala Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(39)

Scope and Contents

c. 1935.  A group of four colored photographs (5 1/2" x 3 1/2") on beige mounts (9" x 6 1/2"). Each is titled and signed by the photographer on the mount.

Dates

  • c. 1935

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.

Biographical or Historical Information

Adolfo Biener was a photographer and post card publisher working in Guatemala from around 1915 until 1930's. He is best known for his color cards and photographs. After taking an underdeveloped black and white image, he would hand-color a master copy, then print the colored photograph, giving a vivid colored image to these romantic photographs.

Extent

4.00 Pieces

1 folders

Arrangement Note

Box 5, Folder 39
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description
Undetermined

Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

Contact:
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Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, 4th floor
Tulane University
New Orleans Louisiana 70118 US
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