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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 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Muelles (city) (probably Costa Rica and not Panamá). 4220Add to your cart.
Costa Rica
Item 2: La Unión. 4296Add to your cart.
El Salvador
Item 3: La Libertad. 4299Add to your cart.
El Salvador
Item 4: Antigua. 4632Add to your cart.
Item 5: Coffee pickers at dinner - Antigua. 4459Add to your cart.
Item 6: Coffee pickers on Fete Day - Antigua. 4460Add to your cart.
Item 7: Barranca del Incienzo. 4353Add to your cart.
Item 8: Barranca. 4355Add to your cart.
Item 9: Barranca at Las Nubes. 4442Add to your cart.
Item 10: Iglesia de Candelaria desde el Cerro del Carmen. 4326Add to your cart.
Item 11: Chagres. 4287Add to your cart.
Item 12: Chagres. (2 copies) 4288Add to your cart.
Item 13: Loading coffee at Champerico. 4468Add to your cart.
Item 14: Return of a coffee launch by moonlight - Champerico. 4469Add to your cart.
Item 15: Iglesia parroquial, Esquintla. 4307Add to your cart.
Item 16: Calle Real (6a Av.) desde el Calvario (iglesia) - Guatemala City. (4 copies) 4312Add to your cart.
Item 17: Guatemala City. 4313Add to your cart.
Item 18: Church of the Cerro del Carmen - Guatemala City. 4329Add to your cart.
Item 19: Cathedral - Guatemala City. 4330Add to your cart.
Item 20: Cathedral - Guatemala City. (2 copies) 4331Add to your cart.
Item 21: Iglesia de San Francisco - Guatemala City. 4335Add to your cart.
Item 22: Palace of Government - Guatemala City. 4336Add to your cart.
Item 23: Theater - Guatemala City. 4337Add to your cart.
Item 24: Plaza - Guatemala City. (2 copies) 4341Add to your cart.
Item 25: Universidad de San Carlos - Guatemala City. 4342Add to your cart.
Item 26: Sociedad Económica - Guatemala City. 4343Add to your cart.
Item 27: Patio, Sociedad Económica Amigos del País - Guatemala City. 4344Add to your cart.
Item 28: Public laundry - Guatemala City. 4346Add to your cart.
Item 29: Cemetery - Guatemala City. 4351Add to your cart.

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