Emilio Harth-Terré Photograph Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 02
Scope and Contents
The Emilio Harth-Terré Photograph Collection is the product of a lifetime of professional work. The collection consists of 4,332 gelatin silver prints taken during the 1930s through the 1970s. The themes concern colonial architecture, colonial art, and archaeological sites throughout Peru. It is one of the most comphrehensive personal photographic collections originating from South America. The subject matter covered by the materials is representative of the general development of Peruvian art and architecture from the prehispanic period to the late 20th century. Several images constitute precious visual documents of historical buildings not longer extant.
- 1930s - 1970s
- Harth-Terré, Emilio, 1899 -1983 (Photographer, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open to the public. No known restrictions.
34.50 Linear Feet
1930s-1970s. A collection of 4,332 gelatin silver prints dating to the period between 1930 and 1970. Among the many images are those of colonial architecture, colonial art, and archaeological sites all located within Peru. Materials in the collection also document earthquake destruction in the city of Lima.
82 Hollinger boxes and one oversize box.
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