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Spanish and Portuguese Architecture Photograph Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 139

Scope and Contents

Spanish and Portuguese Architecture Photograph Collection 1,175 photographs and 16 contact sheets, black and white, unmounted. Most are 7 ¼ x 9 ½ in., with smaller format included. Most are good quality, although some have been printed from dusty or damaged negatives. This collection is made up of photos combined from various sources (Foto MAS Barcelona, principally) so that scholars seeking specific subjects not in the general collection could consult these files, and have photos mounted as needed. Many were purchased through grants to the Latin American Affairs Council. There is also an envelope of photos by Joseph A. Baird, Jr. of Spanish and Portuguese architecture. This includes 16 contact sheets, some of which have identification information written on them. These photos were a gift from George Kubler. Photos are of building interiors and exteriors, altarpieces, architectural sculpture, wall paintings, and early architectural drawings. Most are Spanish Baroque. Some document damage from bombing during the Spanish Civil War. They are all identified on the backs. Their purchase dates span the life of the Visual Resources Collection, ca. 1940-1995. Collection consists of mostly labeled black and white photographs of Spanish Baroque and other buildings, altarpieces, architectural sculpture, wall paintings and early architectural drawings. Some material documents bomb damage during the Spanish Civil War. From various sources including Foto MAS, Madrid. Includes 16 contact sheets in addition to prints. Assembled as consulting collection for materials not in the general slide and photograph holdings. Includes photography by Joseph A. Baird, Jr. Gift of George Kubler.

Dates

  • 1940-1995

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University. Further use of this material may be subject to the copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms or conditions.

Arrangement

1,175 photographs and 16 contact sheets in 13 folders arranged by site.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/vrc.0139

Overview

Spanish and Portuguese Architecture Photograph Collection 1,175 photographs and 16 contact sheets, black and white, unmounted. Most are 7 ¼ x 9 ½ in., with smaller format included. Most are good quality, although some have been printed from dusty or damaged negatives. This collection is made up of photos combined from various sources (Foto MAS Barcelona, principally) so that scholars seeking specific subjects not in the general collection could consult these files, and have photos mounted as needed. Many were purchased through grants to the Latin American Affairs Council. There is also an envelope of photos by Joseph A. Baird, Jr. of Spanish and Portuguese architecture. This includes 16 contact sheets, some of which have identification information written on them. These photos were a gift from George Kubler. Photos are of building interiors and exteriors, altarpieces, architectural sculpture, wall paintings, and early architectural drawings. Most are Spanish Baroque. Some document damage from bombing during the Spanish Civil War. They are all identified on the backs. Their purchase dates span the life of the Visual Resources Collection, ca. 1940-1995. Collection consists of mostly labeled black and white photographs of Spanish Baroque and other buildings, altarpieces, architectural sculpture, wall paintings and early architectural drawings. Some material documents bomb damage during the Spanish Civil War. From various sources including Foto MAS, Madrid. Includes 16 contact sheets in addition to prints. Assembled as consulting collection for materials not in the general slide and photograph holdings. Includes photography by Joseph A. Baird, Jr. Gift of George Kubler.
Title
Spanish and Portuguese Architecture Photograph Collection
Author
Compiled by Sarah Coe
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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