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Emilio Harth-Terré Photograph Collection

 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.

Dates

  • 1930s - 1970s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.

Extent

4332.00 Pieces

34.50 Linear Feet

Overview

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.

Arrangement Note

82 Hollinger boxes and one oversize box.

Creator

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Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

Contact:
7001 Freret Street
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, 4th floor
Tulane University
New Orleans Louisiana 70118 US
(504) 865-5681