Richard M. Bartleman photographs of Caracas, circa 1890-1899

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.156
Creators:
Bartleman, Richard M.
Dates:
circa 1890-1899
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
100 Prints
circa
cyanotype, albumen, and halftone
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made in Caracas, Venezuela by Richard M. Bartleman while with the United States Legation during the 1890s. The collection includes images of streets, military personnel, structures, residences and gardens, artifacts, people, scenery, and a bullfight in or near Caracas, Venezuela.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Richard Bartleman (b. ca. 1863) was a civil engineer and member of the United States Legation in Caracas during the 1890s, first as Secretary of the Legation and then as Charge d'Affaires. During this mission, he made photographs and collected specimens which he donated to the Smithsonian. In 1895, Bartleman left Caracas to become the United States Consul in Antigua, and later moved to Spain and Argentina.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogate is available online.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 156
,
NAA Photo Lot 77-38
,
USNM ACC 024880
,
USNM ACC 025072
,
USNM ACC 029132

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 156, Richard M. Bartleman photographs of Caracas, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 77-38.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Bartleman's photographs, previously filed in Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 24, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 156.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Bartleman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the records of the Division of Ethnology, Department of Anthropology, and in the Herbert William Krieger Papers.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Bartleman donated artifacts to the Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, in accessions 023968, 030729, 024216, and 029403.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida holds Richard M. Bartleman's papers.

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Richard M. Bartleman photographs of Caracas, circa 1890-1899

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Part of this collection donated by Robert Elder, 1977. The rest was donated by Bartleman to the Department of Anthropology as part of accessions 024880, 025072, and 029132, donated in 1891 and 1895.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Plants -- Venezuela -- Caracas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bullfights Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Venezuela -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caracas (Venezuela) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Venezuelans Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/