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[Panoramic view of Guatemala City from Cerro del Carmen, (graphic)

Label
[Panoramic view of Guatemala City from Cerro del Carmen
Title
[Panoramic view of Guatemala City from Cerro del Carmen
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Panoramic view of Guatemala City from 1898, taken by an unidentified photographer from Cerro del Carmen.
Cataloging source
CLU
Characteristic
picture
Summary expansion
Five photographs, each approx. 22 x 22 cm, are mounted side-by-side to create the panoramic view of the city. Beginning on the left, the customs house, church of Santo Domingo, city theater, the Pacayo volcano, and church of La Merced come into view. Proceeding towards the right, Fort San José is faintly visible on the distant horizon, as are buildings of the university, the church of San Francisco, and below it, the smaller church of El Carmen. Also noted on the map are three other volcanoes, El Agua (12,300 ft.), El Fuego (12,821 ft.), and Acatenango (12,821 ft.), the cathedral, Parque Central with music pavillion, and churches of Santa Teresa, San Sebastián, and La Recolección. A small Indian village, Mixco, has also been identified
Technique
not applicable
Label
[Panoramic view of Guatemala City from Cerro del Carmen, (graphic)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title and date from ms. caption in pencil on paper wrapper
  • Photographs are mounted on sections of stiff white board, which have been hinged together so that the panorama measures 22 x 22 cm when folded; a leaf of paper (22 x 28 cm) has been attached to the end of one of the mounts and folded over the top photo
  • Accompanied by a strip of tracing paper (15 x 107 cm) which has been laid over photograph and principal points of interest identified and traced in pencil. Identifying captions in black ink have also been supplied; strip is folded and placed in mylar sleeve in box with photograph
Color
black and white
Dimensions
18 x 107 cm, mounted on board 22 x 110 cm, folded to 22 x 22 cm.
Extent
1 photographic print
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: folded tracing paper strip and photographic view in modern beige cloth clamshell box (24 x 24 cm); gold-stamped red leather spine label has title "Guatemala City. Panoramic view 1898.
Other physical details
albumen
Primary support material
bristol board
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794245630
  • ucoclc794245630
Label
[Panoramic view of Guatemala City from Cerro del Carmen, (graphic)
Publication
Note
  • Title and date from ms. caption in pencil on paper wrapper
  • Photographs are mounted on sections of stiff white board, which have been hinged together so that the panorama measures 22 x 22 cm when folded; a leaf of paper (22 x 28 cm) has been attached to the end of one of the mounts and folded over the top photo
  • Accompanied by a strip of tracing paper (15 x 107 cm) which has been laid over photograph and principal points of interest identified and traced in pencil. Identifying captions in black ink have also been supplied; strip is folded and placed in mylar sleeve in box with photograph
Color
black and white
Dimensions
18 x 107 cm, mounted on board 22 x 110 cm, folded to 22 x 22 cm.
Extent
1 photographic print
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: folded tracing paper strip and photographic view in modern beige cloth clamshell box (24 x 24 cm); gold-stamped red leather spine label has title "Guatemala City. Panoramic view 1898.
Other physical details
albumen
Primary support material
bristol board
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794245630
  • ucoclc794245630

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