Acceso a la colección: Latin America and the Caribbean
Nombre colección digital: Latin America and the Caribbean: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints
Entidad responsable: Southern Methodist University (SMU). DeGolyer Library
Descripción de la colección digital: The digital collection portrays the landscape, people, and technology of various countries, including Costa Rica, Peru , Bolivia, El Salvador, and Cuba in the late 19th century, and includes a set of photos of St. Pierre, Martinique, before and after the eruption of Mt. Pelee in 1902.
The collection includes images from several DeGolyer accessions, including:
•Charles Lummis photographs of Mexico and Peru (cyanotypes of Peru ca. 1890-1906)
•Costa Rica (views of landscape, coffee plantations, Poas Volcano, Turrialba Volcano, and railroad construction ca. 1885-1890)
•Edward A. Flint collection of views of Peru and Bolivia (views of scenery and railroads in Bolivia and Peru ca. 1869-1878)
•Mt. Pelee volcano, St. Pierre, Martinique (album showing Martinique and St. Pierre and before, during, and after the horrific eruption of Mt. Pelee in 1902)
•Photographs of Jamaica, Trinidad, and Venezuela containing 48 photographs of towns, harbors, people, railroads and 1896 maps of Caracas and Venezuela y Sus Ferrocarriles. Also included are views of sugar cane fields and workers, a photographer with a view camera, plantation houses, workers from India in Jamaica, Spanish Town, Jamaica, and some formal studio portraits of Indian workers in Trinidad by Felix Morin.
•San Salvador, El Salvador (photographs of parks, a cemetery, and a house in San Salvador ca, 1900 by landscape photographer Peter Fassold)
•Spanish American War, (series of three photographs showing the ceremony marking the end of Spanish rule in Cuba on January 1, 1899, and the beginning of the U.S. occupation of Cuba)
Datos de contacto: Fondren Library West / 6404 Robert S. Hyer Lane
TX 75205 Dallas (Texas)
Fecha actualización: 17/08/2020 02:09
Número de control: BAC20200000136