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Benito Panunzi, Fotografia Artistica: Album de Vistas y Costumbres de Buenos Aires, circa 1860-circa 1869

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Panunzi (Benito), Fotografia Artistica

Scope and Content of Collection

Benito Panunzi's photographs in this set of Buenos Aires cityscapes and images of gaucho and ranch life were issued in 12 periodic fascicles of two photographs each, accompanied by a printed paper wrapper. Included are views of the cathedral, plazas with surrounding architectural landmarks, the railroad station and the harbor, as well as scenes of country life.

The 12 fascicles were titled Fotografia artistica: album de vistas y costumbres de Buenos Aires / trabajos de Benito Panunzi, Profesor de dibujo y retratista al oleo Entrega XII, and numbered I-XII. Subscription information printed on the wrappers stated: Por la suscripcion en la casa de los Señores Fusoni Hermanos, Cangallo 120; Mackern Hermanos, San Martin 44; J. Pini y Roncorani Hermanos, Cangallo y Florida.

The set lacks the photograph Mercado de frutos del pais, (see: Goldschmidt and Naef, The Truthful Lens, no. 109).

The photographer's name, B. Panunzi, is printed on the mount below each photograph.

Captions are transcribed as they appear printed on mounts below the images.


In original order.

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