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Buenos Aires, Argentina

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Albert D. Bell Photograph Album of South America

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-025
Scope and Contents 1928.  An album of 63 gelatin silver photoprints  taken or acquired during a voyage to South America on the S.S. American Legion. The views include the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Santos, Brazil where coffee is loaded, Montevideo, and Buenos Aires.  Also present are images of gauchos, gold miners, and mountain transportation.  Not all photographs are identified.
Dates: 1928

Belle Epoque Buenos Aires Photograph Album One

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-042
Scope and Contents c. 1900-1910.  An album bound with a red board cover with embossed flower design and the word “album” in black.  It contains 46 gelatin silver prints (3" x 4 1/2").  The images document the city of Buenos Aires in the early 20th century.  They feature scenes of the waterfront with ships and infrastructure, public architecture and monuments, industrial machinery, the zoo, trains and train stations, parks and public diversions, several portraits of men reading, and one of men in a park with...
Dates: c. 1900-1910

Belle Epoque Buenos Aires Photograph Album Two

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-043
Scope and Contents c. 1900-1910.  An album bound with a green board cover with embossed flower design and the word “album” in black.  It contains 48 gelatin silver prints (3" x 4 1/2").  The images document the city of Buenos Aires in the early 20th century.  They feature scenes of the waterfront with ships and infrastructure, public architecture and monuments, urban Buenos Aires from elevated vantage points, industrial machinery, the zoo, trains and train stations, parks and public diversions, several studio...
Dates: c. 1900-1910

"Municipalidad de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires" Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-037
Scope and Contents c. 1952-1954.  An album of 23 leaves containing 46 gelatin silver prints photographs bound with a leather cover with the Argentine seal on it.  The album is divided into five sections:  Vivienda (Housing and Neighborhoods), Cultura del Cuerpo y del Espiritual (Sporting, Educational, and Cultural Facilities), Sanidad (Clinics and Hospitals), Abastecimiento (Markets), Circulación y Transportes (Traffic and Transportation planning).  The album was intended as a propaganda tool used by the Juan...
Dates: 1952-1954

Strait of Magellan Travel Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-050
Scope and Contents 1935.  An album compiled by Robert Toms, a British traveller and reporter for the “Express & Echo” newspaper (Exeter).  130 mounted black and white photographs (range in size from 3" x 5"  to 2" x 3").  As Toms noted himself, he went “on a most interesting voyage around South America on the Pacific liner 'Reina del Pacifico,' going from France via Spain, the Canary Islands, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Falkland Islands, rounding South America through the Strait of Magellan and...
Dates: 1935

The Nonno

 File — Oversize box 3, Folder: 20
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(20)
Scope and Contents 1963. Gelatin silver print on Litho Matte Realistic (16 x 20 inches) of the Nonno in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Taken by the artist, Aldo Sessa, in 1963. It is print IV in a numbered series (I to XX). The print is stamped, numbered, and signed by the author on the front and verso.
Dates: 1963

"Visit to South America" Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-023
Scope and Contents 1909.  A leather album of a Briton, (initials C.H.M) containing 26 leaves with 95 gelatin silver prints.  The images include scenes taken during an ocean voyage to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, including Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro with views of harbors, railroads, dams, power plants, water works, and shipboard activities. All photographs are identified.
Dates: 1909

"Vistas y Costumbres de la Republica Argentina" Photograph Album

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1850-1915