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"Vistas y Costumbres de la Republica Argentina" Photograph Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-044

Scope and Contents

c. 1850-1919.  An album entitled, "Vistas y costumbres de la República Argentina," by Arturo W. Boote & Co. containing 52 mounted albumen prints.  The images document the cityscape of Buenos Aires at the turn of the 19th century including Central Station, Plaza Victoria, Calle Victoria and other major streets, the Grand Opera House, the Water Works Building, residences in the city, parks, the metropolitan cemetery, and scenes of daily urban life. Additional photographs show immigrants arriving at the port of San Martín, rural homes and families living in the countryside, gauchos, itinerant musicians, and the rocking stone of Tandil. Hand-written captions accompany each photograph.


  • 1850-1915


Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


52 Photographic Prints

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Arrangement Note

Hollinger Box 32
"Vistas y Costumbres de la Republica Argentina" Photograph Album
Album 44, 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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