Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro, 196-

Processed by Jane Carpenter with assistance from Simon Elliott; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro
Date (inclusive): 196-
Collection number: 94/321
Physical Description: 1 album (35 photographic prints) : color, 25 x 34 cm (album)

Photographs are mounted with old-fashioned paper photo corners on rectos of leaves of heavy faded blue-gray paper; interleaved with sheets of glassine; photos without captions.

Bound in album with wood covers, featuring on upper cover a wood inlay view of Sugar Loaf Mountain executed in different types and colors of wood; brown cloth spine, secured with tasseled brown silk cord; gray-blue pastedowns. Large white paper label affixed to rear pastedown indicates that photographs were developed in Joinvile (Brazil), in the photo lab of Mario Prugner, located on R. Dr. Placido Gomes, 658. A second label below identifies manufacturer of album, Leofer, of Sao Paulo, with serial number No. 253-3.
Abstract: Album containing 35 amateur small (9 x 13 cm) color snapshot photographs of Rio de Janeiro.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ludwig Lauerhass Jr., 2009.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro (Collection Number 94/321). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Album containing 35 amateur small (9 x 13 cm) color snapshot photographs of Rio de Janeiro, featuring aerial scenes of the city, some at night; Sugar Loaf Mountain, including the aerial cable car to the summit; Guanabara Bay; Copacabana; and highways through the surrounding mountains.
Range of dates suggested by physical characteristics and subject matter of photographs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Aerial tramways --Brazil --Sugar Loaf Mountain --Photographs.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) --Photographs.
Sugar Loaf Mountain (Brazil) --Photographs.
Guanabara Bay (Brazil) --Photographs.
Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) --Photographs.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photographic prints.
Photograph albums.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Foto Laboratório Mario Prugner (Joinvile, Brazil)
Leofer (São Paulo, Brazil)

Related Material

Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94)   in UCLA Library Special Collections.