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Sidney David Markman Collection of Muybridge Prints


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Sidney David Markman Collection of Muybridge Prints, 1875 | The Latin American Library at Tulane

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Title: Sidney David Markman Collection of Muybridge Prints, 1875Add to your cart.

ID: Image Archive/Collection 08

Primary Creator: Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904)

Extent: 5.0 Box(es)

Arrangement: 5 Hollinger boxes.  The photographs have been renumbered, 1-142, in the order in which they are arranged in the collection, but the original numbers are shown in the right margin.

Date Acquired: 01/01/1978

Scope and Contents of the Materials

142 reproduction prints of original Eadweard Muybridge photographs of colonial architecture and daily life in Central America. The Sidney D. Markman Collection of Eadweard Muybridge Prints contains 142 black and white 9" x 6" copy prints of original Eadweard Muybridge photographs of colonial architecture, landscapes, coffee plantations, and daily life in Central America, taken in 1875. For more background on the Guatemalan photographs, see Eadweard Muybridge in Guatemala, 1875: The Photographer as Social Recorder (photographs by Eadweard J. Muybridge; text by E. Bradford Burns), University of California Press, 1986. (LAL F1464.B94)

Collection Historical Note

Professor Ralph Lee Woodward of the History Department at Tulane remarked that the Muybridge photographs "give us an exceptionally valuable window on Guatemala in 1875. They are quite remarkable in what they tell us about Central America in that period." (quoted from the dustjacket of Eadweard Muybridge in Guatemala, 1875 ).

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Repository: The Latin American Library at Tulane

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

Use Restrictions: The original albums are held by the Stanford University Libraries, which retains copyright.

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Item 30: Transplanting young coffee trees - Hacienda de Mateo. 4451Add to your cart.
Item 31: Falls of Helena. 4441Add to your cart.
Item 32: Lake Atitlán. 4382Add to your cart.
Item 33: Lake Atitlán. 4385Add to your cart.
Item 34: Lake Atitlán. (2 copies) 4386Add to your cart.
Item 35: Lake Atitlán. 4388Add to your cart.
Item 36: Lake Atitlán. 4390Add to your cart.
Item 37: Lake Atitlán. 4391Add to your cart.
Item 38: Planting seed for coffee - Las Nubes. 4373Add to your cart.
Item 39: Coffee mill - Las Nubes. 4434Add to your cart.
Item 40: Village of coffee pickers - Las Nubes. 4436Add to your cart.
Item 41: Las Nubes. 4437Add to your cart.
Item 42: Husking coffee - Las Nubes. 4438Add to your cart.
Item 43: Matapalo tree - Las Nubes. 4439Add to your cart.
Item 44: Matapalo tree - Las Nubes. 4449Add to your cart.
Item 45: Coffee plantation - Las Nubes. 4453Add to your cart.
Item 46: First day of the coffee season - Las Nubes. 4454Add to your cart.
Item 47: Coffee plantation - Las Nubes. 4456Add to your cart.
Item 48: Spreading the coffee crop to dry - Las Nubes. 4458Add to your cart.
Item 49: Coffee pickers house - Las Nubes. 4461Add to your cart.
Item 50: Loading coffee for shipment - Las Nubes. 4466Add to your cart.
Item 51: Mazatenango. 4423Add to your cart.
Item 52: Site of an ancient temple of the Aztecs - Naranja [misidentification by Muybridge; according to Luis Luján, the correct identification is "Finca Naranjo, cerca de la Ciudad de Guat."]. 4358Add to your cart.
Item 53: Bridge across the Ocosito. 4416Add to your cart.
Item 54: Falls at Palín. 4308Add to your cart.
Item 55: Quezaltenango. 4402Add to your cart.
Item 56: Quezaltenango. 4406Add to your cart.
Item 57: Quezaltenango - from the Volcán. 4408Add to your cart.
Item 58: Laundry at Quezaltenango. 4410Add to your cart.

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