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Chile and St. Vincent [Cape Verde Islands] Photograph Album, ca. 1895.
Bernath Mss 181
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Title:

Chile and St. Vincent [Cape Verde Islands] Photograph Album, ca. 1895

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album contains 33 commercial albumen prints of Valparaíso, Santiago, Iquique, Arica (Chile), and St. Vincent (Cape Verde Islands) with captions in German and Spanish. 17 photos of Valparaíso feature panoramic and street views, buildings and monuments, local peoples, and casualties of a battle possibly during the Chilean Civil War of 1891. Five Santiago photos feature street views, including plazas, the National Museum, streetcars and carriages, and a religious procession. Two Iquique photos feature scenic coastal views and local peoples, and a plaza. One Arica photo features a scenic view from the water. Three St. Vincent photos feature a panoramic view of a port town, and local peoples. Several uncaptioned photos feature mountain landscapes, a man on horseback with several dogs, men in a canoe with water buffalo tied to it, and an indigenous family.

Date:

1895 (issued)

Subject:

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Chile -- Pictorial works
São Vicente Island (Cabo Verde) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2006.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Chile and St. Vincent [Cape Verde Islands] Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 181. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Albumen prints.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

Spanish
German

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.