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Collection Inventories and Finding Aids

The Special Collections and Institutional Archives departments create finding aids for the Getty Research Institute's archival and visual resource collections and for a few historical records of the J. Paul Getty Trust. A "finding aid" describes the scope and contents of a group of records and provides an inventory of materials within the records.

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 Title:  Photographic album of Rangoon  
 Dates:  circa 1896 
 Abstract:  Photographic album of Rangoon contains 47 cyanotype views of businesses in Rangoon, each paired with a full-page advertisement on the opposing page. Businesses depicted include general outfitters; provisioners; haberdashers; boot, shoe and saddle makers; purveyors of wine and spirits; chemists; tobacconists; sellers of pianos and other musical instruments; stationers, booksellers and publishers; banks; and coach works. A few views of local monuments, sites and government buildings are also present. These include the post office; government house; the public buildings; the Cantonment Garden; and the Shwedagon Pagoda. 
 Number:  2018.R.6