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Inner crater of El Misti, Arequipa, Peru [panoramic cyanotype photograph, ca. 1890]: HUG 1191 (1) Inner crater of El Misti, Arequipa, Peru [panoramic cyanotype photograph, ca. 1890]

Creator/Contributor:
Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, creator
Harvard University, 1780-, associated name, associated name
Description:
This panorama of the Peruvian mountains including El Misti is composed of nine cyanotype photograph prints glued together. The depicted area shows the mountains of bare rock with parts covered in snow. In the center of the image are three seated persons wearing traditional Peruvian capes and hats. In the left of the image, an inscription reads "Weather station, 19,000 [feet]" with an arrow pointing to the left-most summit.
Creation Date:
1890
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
photographs
panoramas
landscapes (representations)
cyanotypes
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Misti Volcano, Peru
Arequipa, Peru
mountains
crater
volcanoes
people
Peruvians
Weather Stations
science
observatories
Culture:
Peruvian
Materials/Techniques:
photography
photomontage
Repository:
Harvard University Archives
Record ID:
W416461_urn-3:HUL.ARCH:2553658
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork416461/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:2553658/catalog