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Sidney David Markman Collection of Muybridge Prints


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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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Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 59: Retalhuleu. 4413Add to your cart.
Item 60: Retalhuleu. 4414Add to your cart.
Item 61: Cocoa Palm - Retalhuleu [Muybridge erred. This tree is actually a coconut palm]. 4415Add to your cart.
Item 62: Río Mazatenango. 4419Add to your cart.
Item 63: Río Mazatenango. 4421Add to your cart.
Item 64: Río Mazatenango. 4422Add to your cart.
Item 65: Río Mazatenango. 4424Add to your cart.
Item 66: Pine Hacienda at San Felipe. 4430Add to your cart.
Item 67: Coffee plantation - San Felipe. 4465Add to your cart.
Item 68: A roadside scene - San Isidro. 4431Add to your cart.
Item 69: Coffee plantation - San Isidro. 4432Add to your cart.
Item 70: Coffee plantation - San Isidro. 4455Add to your cart.
Item 71: Bringing in the day's coffee picking - San Isidro. 4457Add to your cart.
Item 72: Coffee pickers at their ablutions - San Isidro. 4462Add to your cart.
Item 73: Coffee plantation - San Isidro. 4463Add to your cart.
Item 74: Coffee plantation - San Isidro. 4464Add to your cart.
Item 75: Coffee carts at San José de Guatemala. 4467Add to your cart.
Item 76: Cactus plantation for cochineal - San Mateo. 4376Add to your cart.
Item 77: Indians of Santa María de Jesús. 4329Add to your cart.
Item 78: Indian Church - Santa María. 4377Add to your cart.
Item 79: Weeding and protecting yung coffee plants from sun - Santa María. 4450Add to your cart.
Item 80: Cargadores from Sololá. 4392Add to your cart.
Item 81: Totonicapán. 4401Add to your cart.
Item 82: Volcán de Agua and City of Antigua. 4361Add to your cart.
Item 83: Summit of Volcán Agua. 4382Add to your cart.
Item 84: Volcán de Agua - The Crater. 4383Add to your cart.
Item 85: Volcanes de Fuego y Acatenango. 4384Add to your cart.
Item 86: Volcán Quezaltenango. 4409Add to your cart.
Item 87: Volcán Zunil - from Las Nubes. 4447Add to your cart.
Item 88: Acapulco. 4476Add to your cart.
Item 89: Mazatlán. 4478Add to your cart.
Item 90: Aspinwall (Colón). 4278Add to your cart.
Item 91: Aspinwall (Colón). 4279Add to your cart.
Item 92: Corinto. (2 copies) 4293Add to your cart.

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