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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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Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 93: Bay of Panama. (2 copies) 4219Add to your cart.
Item 94: Moonlight on Panama Bay. (2 copies) 4269Add to your cart.
Item 95: Bay of Panama. 4270Add to your cart.
Item 96: Bay of Panama. 4276Add to your cart.
Item 97: Las Monjas. 4237 (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Item 98: Las Monjas. 4265Add to your cart.
Item 99: Panama City. 4224Add to your cart.
Item 100: Panama City. 4226Add to your cart.
Item 101: Panama City. 4231Add to your cart.
Item 102: Cabildo - Panama City. 4254Add to your cart.
Item 103: Plaza Mayor - Panama City. (2 copies) 4251Add to your cart.
Item 104: San Miguel. 4239Add to your cart.
Item 105: Santa Ana. 4244Add to your cart.
Item 106: Santo Dominica (Santo Domingo?). 4234Add to your cart.
Item 107: Santo Dominica. (2 copies) 4235Add to your cart.
Item 108: Santo Dominica. (3 copies) 4236Add to your cart.
Item 109: (probably Panama Railroad). 4221Add to your cart.
Item 110: Panama - La Merced(?). 4232Add to your cart.
Item 111: Public laundry, Panama. (2 copies) 4261Add to your cart.
Item 112: Stone bridge, Panama(?). 4267Add to your cart.
Item 113: Old road to Porto Bello, Panama. 4268Add to your cart.
Item 114: Group of men on an outdoor expedition, many carrying guns. 4289Add to your cart.
Item 115: Iglesia La Unión, La Unión, El Salvador, oxcart in front of church ruin. (2 copies) 4297Add to your cart.
Item 116: Río Mazatenango, Guatemala(?) 4420Add to your cart.
Item 117: A full-grown coffee tree. 4452Add to your cart.
Item 118: Coastal scene with boat and rocks. 4482Add to your cart.
Item 119: Surface with writing. unnumberedAdd to your cart.

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