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Album de vistas y costumbres de la provincia de Buenos Aires, 1844-1878

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Album de vistas y costumbres

Title: Album de vistas y costumbres de la provincia de Buenos Aires
Dates: 1844-1878
Number: 2016.R.39
Creator/Collector: Ford, Francis Clare, 1828-1899
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Abstract: An album containing 77 photographs and 20 pencil tracings, compiled by the British diplomat Francis Clare Ford during his first posting to Buenos Aires in 1866. Included among the photographs are three joined panoramas of the city; views of the city's monuments and buildings; scenic views of the surrounding pampas and genre scenes depicting life on the pampas; and portraits of gauchos and indigenous peoples. There are also 20 sheets of pencil tracings made from León Palliere's depictions of life in the Argentine countryside taken from his Album Palliere, escenas americanas.
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Language: Collection material is in Spanish; Castilian with some French and English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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Author: Beth Ann Guynn


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