Ricardo Villaalba portrait of an indigenous Peruvian man, circa 1865-1875

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-11
Creators:
Villaalba, Ricardo
Dates:
circa 1865-1875
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Mounted print
albumen
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Studio portrait (carte-des-visite) of an indigenous Peruvian man holding bow and arrows. Upper corners of the mount have been rounded, probably for placement in an album.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Ricardo Villaalba was a photographer born in Corocoro, Bolivia. From 1860 through the 1870s, he was an active in La Paz, Bolivia, and Arequipa, Peru. He became a member of the Societe Francaise de la Photographie after moving to Paris in 1880 and exhibited his work there in the 1890s.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 2000-11

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 2000-11, Ricardo Villaalba portrait of indigenous Peruvian man, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Libraries at the Southern Methodist University, University of Delaware, University of California at Santa Barbara, Temple University, and the Peabody Museum at Harvard University also hold photographs by Ricardo Villaalba.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Darrell Vidaurri, 1999.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Peruvians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of South America -- Peru Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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