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Album of photographs of Guatemala by E.J. Kildare, 1897

MS. 23051 photogr. 24

Photographic album containing 52 topographic views and portraits of Guatemala and its people. This album is dedicated to "The Colgan's" by photographer E.J. Kildare.


  • Creation: 1897


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 24

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:0363; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 073

Biographical / Historical

Edward James Kildare was a photographer who worked for Bradley & Rulofson, Taber, and Thomas Boyd. In the early 1880s, he moved to Guatemala City where he worked for Emilio Herbruger at FotografĂ­a Imperial. He then set up his own studio, 'Palacio de Artes', with Alberto Valdeavellano.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Stephen White USA, 10/02/1984

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom