Colombia Postcard Collection, 1908-1995
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Brief Description: Vintage postcards of various cities from throughout Colombia: Barranquilla, Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Buenaventura, Cali, Cartagena, Honda, Manizales, Medellin, Pamplona and Popayán are some of the cities that can be found in the collection. The collection includes a variety of picture postcards produced by multiple publishers, including J.V. Mogollón and Tichnor Bros. in the United States; and E. V. Sperling, Leipzig. The postcards collectively feature scenes in black and white and hand-colored photographs and illustrations of early 20th century daily life, urban landscapes, waterfronts, and modern and Colonial period architecture. Many of the postcards contain handwritten correspondence and postage stamps.
Held at:
The Latin American Library at Tulane
7001 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 5048655605
Email: chernand [at]
Record Series Number: Photograph Collection 39/(29)
Volume: 395.0 Items
Arrangement: One Hollinger shoe box divided by city
Access Restrictions: Open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Architecture, Colonial -- Colombia
Barranquilla, Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
Bucaramanga, Colombia
Buenaventura, Colombia
Cali, Colombia
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Cities and towns -- Colombia
Country life
Flags -- Colombia
Honda -- Colombia
Manizales -- Colombia
Medellin, Colombia
National monuments -- Colombia
Pamplona -- Colombia
Panoramas -- Colombia
Pastrana Arango, Andrés, (1954 - )
Plantations -- Colombia
Popayán -- Colombia
Ports -- Colombia
Processions, Religious
Puerto Colombia -- Colombia
Riohacha -- Colombia
Santa Marta, Colombia
Sierra Nevada -- Colombia
Social life and customs -- Colombia
Stevadores -- Colombia
Streets, Urban -- Colombia
Transportation -- Colombia
United Fruit Company
Wharves -- Colombia