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Canal Interocéanique de Panama -- Etats-Unís de Colombie Album

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Panamá (from the hospital buildings)

Panamá (Market and "Taller")

Grand Central Hotel (Plaza de Armas)

American blue-jackets, protecting the Consulate- April 24, 1885

The First Canal Surveying Party

Director-General Dingler and Staff, with Paris Commissioners - Feb. 1885

Panamá (Church of “San Francisco”)

A Street in Panamá - towards the shore

Dingler’s house (riddled with bullets April 1885).

Cuartel

The “Bovedas” - Panamá

“El Taller” Panamá

San José Street, Panamá

Old Convent “La Compañía," Panamá

Plaza Santa Ana - Panamá

St. Ann’s Church (Santa Ana), Panamá

Officers and Men of the Army, (Guardia Colombiana)

The Road to “La Boca,” Panamá, (The Mouth of Rio Grande River)

The Road to “La Boca”

New Cemetary, Panamá, (old cemetery in the background)

“Cerro del Ancon” and New Cemetery

In the “Savannah,” near Panamá

San Lázaro, Panamá

The Rio Grande Mouth, La Boca

Paraiso, Line of Canal

Emperador

Emperador, general view

Emperador, native village

Emperador, Canal Company’s Buildings. Erected by F.A.T. Co.

La Culebra, the highest point on the line of canal

“Obispo”

Obispo, Canal Buildings (erected by F.A.T. Co.)

La Corozita

Obispo, general view

Matachiu, workshops

Chagres River at “Juan Grande”

General View of Gorgona and Chagres River

A native “chola”- and scenery of Gorgona

Jamaican Labourers and Decauville Car on Movable Track

San Pablo

San Pablo

Pay-day at San Pablo

San Pablo

Bohio (Quarry)

A Street in Bohio

Buena Vista- Panamá R.R. Track - Chagres

Gatun - on the banks of the Chagres

Mendi, Entrance of Canal on the Atlantic

“Rancho,” Natives and Canal Employees, (hard at work!)

Street in Chagres, (same hard-working Canal Employees)

Chagres river mouth

Colon-Aspinwall, wharfs after the fire

General view of Colon after the fire, 300 cars burnt (PRR.)

Bolivar Street - towards the beach (before the fire)

Bolivar Street (before the fire)

Colon - Main Street- after the fire

Colon - Main Street- before the fire

Colon - after the fire

Colon- The Bay

Colon - French Settlement (Christ: Colomb)

Fox River Workshops (Christ: Colomb)

Dredge (Am: Dredging and Contracting Co.) Fox River



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Canal Interocéanique de Panama -- Etats-Unís de Colombie Album, 1885 | The Latin American Library at Tulane

By Ruth Olivera

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Collection Overview

Title: Canal Interocéanique de Panama -- Etats-Unís de Colombie Album, 1885Add to your cart.

ID: Photograph/010

Extent: 1.0 Items

Arrangement: Hollinger Oversize Box 8

Date Acquired: 07/07/1983

Subjects: Architecture -- Panama, Labor and laboring classes -- Panama, Lerdo de Tejado, Sebastian, President of Mexico, (1820-1889), Lesseps, Ferdinand de, (1805-1889), Panama, Panama Canal, Panama Canal -- Construction, Panama City, Panama

Scope and Contents of the Materials

1885.  A 30 page oversize album containing sixty original albumen photographs of Panama that date to 1885 and document work on the canal by the French company under Ferdinand de Lesseps.  Photographs show architecture and everyday life in Panama.  The album contains a dedication by P.M. del Valle to Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada of Mexico.

Subject/Index Terms

Architecture -- Panama
Labor and laboring classes -- Panama
Lerdo de Tejado, Sebastian, President of Mexico, (1820-1889)
Lesseps, Ferdinand de, (1805-1889)
Panama
Panama Canal
Panama Canal -- Construction
Panama City, Panama

Administrative Information

Repository: The Latin American Library at Tulane

Access Restrictions: Open to the public. No known restrictions.


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[Photograph 1: Panamá (from the hospital buildings)],
[Photograph 2: Panamá (Market and "Taller")],
[Photograph 3: Grand Central Hotel (Plaza de Armas)],
[Photograph 4: American blue-jackets, protecting the Consulate- April 24, 1885],
[Photograph 5: The First Canal Surveying Party],
[Photograph 6: Director-General Dingler and Staff, with Paris Commissioners - Feb. 1885],
[Photograph 7: Panamá (Church of “San Francisco”)],
[Photograph 8: A Street in Panamá - towards the shore],
[Photograph 9: Dingler’s house (riddled with bullets April 1885).],
[Photograph 10: Cuartel],
[Photograph 11: The “Bovedas” - Panamá],
[Photograph 12: “El Taller” Panamá],
[Photograph 13: San José Street, Panamá],
[Photograph 14: Old Convent “La Compañía," Panamá],
[Photograph 15: Plaza Santa Ana - Panamá],
[Photograph 16: St. Ann’s Church (Santa Ana), Panamá],
[Photograph 17: Officers and Men of the Army, (Guardia Colombiana)],
[Photograph 18: The Road to “La Boca,” Panamá, (The Mouth of Rio Grande River)],
[Photograph 19: The Road to “La Boca”],
[Photograph 20: New Cemetary, Panamá, (old cemetery in the background)],
[Photograph 21: “Cerro del Ancon” and New Cemetery],
[Photograph 22: In the “Savannah,” near Panamá],
[Photograph 23: San Lázaro, Panamá],
[Photograph 24: The Rio Grande Mouth, La Boca],
[Photograph 25: Paraiso, Line of Canal],
[Photograph 26: Emperador],
[Photograph 27: Emperador, general view],
[Photograph 28: Emperador, native village],
[Photograph 29: Emperador, Canal Company’s Buildings. Erected by F.A.T. Co.],
[Photograph 30: La Culebra, the highest point on the line of canal],
[Photograph 31: “Obispo”],
[Photograph 32: Obispo, Canal Buildings (erected by F.A.T. Co.)],
[Photograph 33: La Corozita],
[Photograph 34: Obispo, general view],
[Photograph 35: Matachiu, workshops],
[Photograph 36: Chagres River at “Juan Grande”],
[Photograph 37: General View of Gorgona and Chagres River],
[Photograph 38: A native “chola”- and scenery of Gorgona],
[Photograph 39: Jamaican Labourers and Decauville Car on Movable Track],
[Photograph 40: San Pablo],
[Photograph 41: San Pablo],
[Photograph 42: Pay-day at San Pablo],
[Photograph 43: San Pablo],
[Photograph 44: Bohio (Quarry)],
[Photograph 45: A Street in Bohio],
[Photograph 46: Buena Vista- Panamá R.R. Track - Chagres],
[Photograph 47: Gatun - on the banks of the Chagres],
[Photograph 48: Mendi, Entrance of Canal on the Atlantic],
[Photograph 49: “Rancho,” Natives and Canal Employees, (hard at work!)],
[Photograph 50: Street in Chagres, (same hard-working Canal Employees)],
[Photograph 51: Chagres river mouth],
[Photograph 52: Colon-Aspinwall, wharfs after the fire],
[Photograph 53: General view of Colon after the fire, 300 cars burnt (PRR.)],
[Photograph 54: Bolivar Street - towards the beach (before the fire)],
[Photograph 55: Bolivar Street (before the fire)],
[Photograph 56: Colon - Main Street- after the fire],
[Photograph 57: Colon - Main Street- before the fire],
[Photograph 58: Colon - after the fire],
[Photograph 59: Colon- The Bay],
[Photograph 60: Colon - French Settlement (Christ: Colomb)],
[Photograph 61: Fox River Workshops (Christ: Colomb)],
[Photograph 62: Dredge (Am: Dredging and Contracting Co.) Fox River],
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Photograph 31: “Obispo”Add to your cart.

Browse by Photograph:

[Photograph 1: Panamá (from the hospital buildings)],
[Photograph 2: Panamá (Market and "Taller")],
[Photograph 3: Grand Central Hotel (Plaza de Armas)],
[Photograph 4: American blue-jackets, protecting the Consulate- April 24, 1885],
[Photograph 5: The First Canal Surveying Party],
[Photograph 6: Director-General Dingler and Staff, with Paris Commissioners - Feb. 1885],
[Photograph 7: Panamá (Church of “San Francisco”)],
[Photograph 8: A Street in Panamá - towards the shore],
[Photograph 9: Dingler’s house (riddled with bullets April 1885).],
[Photograph 10: Cuartel],
[Photograph 11: The “Bovedas” - Panamá],
[Photograph 12: “El Taller” Panamá],
[Photograph 13: San José Street, Panamá],
[Photograph 14: Old Convent “La Compañía," Panamá],
[Photograph 15: Plaza Santa Ana - Panamá],
[Photograph 16: St. Ann’s Church (Santa Ana), Panamá],
[Photograph 17: Officers and Men of the Army, (Guardia Colombiana)],
[Photograph 18: The Road to “La Boca,” Panamá, (The Mouth of Rio Grande River)],
[Photograph 19: The Road to “La Boca”],
[Photograph 20: New Cemetary, Panamá, (old cemetery in the background)],
[Photograph 21: “Cerro del Ancon” and New Cemetery],
[Photograph 22: In the “Savannah,” near Panamá],
[Photograph 23: San Lázaro, Panamá],
[Photograph 24: The Rio Grande Mouth, La Boca],
[Photograph 25: Paraiso, Line of Canal],
[Photograph 26: Emperador],
[Photograph 27: Emperador, general view],
[Photograph 28: Emperador, native village],
[Photograph 29: Emperador, Canal Company’s Buildings. Erected by F.A.T. Co.],
[Photograph 30: La Culebra, the highest point on the line of canal],
[Photograph 31: “Obispo”],
[Photograph 32: Obispo, Canal Buildings (erected by F.A.T. Co.)],
[Photograph 33: La Corozita],
[Photograph 34: Obispo, general view],
[Photograph 35: Matachiu, workshops],
[Photograph 36: Chagres River at “Juan Grande”],
[Photograph 37: General View of Gorgona and Chagres River],
[Photograph 38: A native “chola”- and scenery of Gorgona],
[Photograph 39: Jamaican Labourers and Decauville Car on Movable Track],
[Photograph 40: San Pablo],
[Photograph 41: San Pablo],
[Photograph 42: Pay-day at San Pablo],
[Photograph 43: San Pablo],
[Photograph 44: Bohio (Quarry)],
[Photograph 45: A Street in Bohio],
[Photograph 46: Buena Vista- Panamá R.R. Track - Chagres],
[Photograph 47: Gatun - on the banks of the Chagres],
[Photograph 48: Mendi, Entrance of Canal on the Atlantic],
[Photograph 49: “Rancho,” Natives and Canal Employees, (hard at work!)],
[Photograph 50: Street in Chagres, (same hard-working Canal Employees)],
[Photograph 51: Chagres river mouth],
[Photograph 52: Colon-Aspinwall, wharfs after the fire],
[Photograph 53: General view of Colon after the fire, 300 cars burnt (PRR.)],
[Photograph 54: Bolivar Street - towards the beach (before the fire)],
[Photograph 55: Bolivar Street (before the fire)],
[Photograph 56: Colon - Main Street- after the fire],
[Photograph 57: Colon - Main Street- before the fire],
[Photograph 58: Colon - after the fire],
[Photograph 59: Colon- The Bay],
[Photograph 60: Colon - French Settlement (Christ: Colomb)],
[Photograph 61: Fox River Workshops (Christ: Colomb)],
[Photograph 62: Dredge (Am: Dredging and Contracting Co.) Fox River],
[All]


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