Yas-Noriega Fund [1895-1950]

Monuments of Antigua Guatemala (churches, convents, hermitages, parroquías) that allow us to explore the ruins of this city as they were in the late 19th century and early 20th; other words, without the damage caused by earthquakes in 1917-18 , 1942 and 1976, and before many of them were destroyed. There is a considerable amount of portraits of people belonging to different social strata of Antigua Guatemala, among which the popular types, as well as the genre of mortuory portrait and religious images. It is also possible to find images that portray the daily life, customs of the community antigüeña, coffee farms and their surroundings. It also includes a small amount of images of landscapes and architecture of Guatemala City, Chimaltenango, Quiché and Sololá.

Photographs: 928 glass plate negatives and 834 positives.

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  • Churches and convents of the Antigua Guatemala and its sorroundings [1895-1915]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/1
    Churches, chapels, convents and parishes of Antigua Guatemala. These images allow the research on the architecture at the end of 19th century, before the earthquakes of 1917-18, 1942 and 1976. ...
  • Farms of the Antigua Guatemala [1900-1950]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/2
    Coffee farms of Antigua Guatemala: drying yards, coffee processing plants, laborers’ quarters, cattle, farm owners’ houses. Sugar cane farm: sugar mill. Farms: Ceylán, El Portal and San Rafael Urías. ...
  • Architecture and Streets of the Antigua Guatemala [1895-1950]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/3
    This series contains photographs of: houses, patios, streets, avenues, buses and cattle markets. It also contains photographs of the homes of well-known people such as Rafael Landívar and Bernal Díaz del Castillo, as well as El Manchén Hotel, the School of ...
  • Group Portraits [1895-1950]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/4
    This series consists of a collection of study portraits of groups of people, families and couples. The portraits include: machinists, officers, teachers and students from the Olimpia Leal Teacher Training School for Girls, mayors and clerks from Comalapa, ...
  • Portraits of priests and Catholic customs [1895-1915]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/5
    This series contains studio photographs of priests, bishops, archbishops, and Jesuit and Franciscan monks. It also contains portrait studies of the following archbishops: Ricardo Casanova y Estrada, Cayetano Francos Monroy and Julián Raymundo Rivero y Jaci ...
  • Religious Sculpture [1895-1915]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/6
    "This series contains a vast collection of photographs of Catholic religious images from the following churches of Antigua Guatemala: School of Christ, San Felipe de Jesús, Nuestra Señora de Las Mercedes (Our Lady of Mercies), San Cristóbal El Bajo (Saint ...
  • "Guatemala City, Chimaltenango, Quiché, Sacatepéquez and Sololá [1917...

    File Ref: EAP165/1/7
    This series contains photographs by José Domingo Noriega Guatemala City: Garden of Estrada Cabrera (now the Square of Jocotenango); - Chimaltenango: City Hall and Church of Tecpán, as well as the Park, Church and the Local Government Office; -Quiché: archa ...
  • Individual Portraits [1895-1950]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/8
    "This series contains studio portraits of people of mainly ladino origin: soldiers, members of the elite of Antigua and of the middle class. It is interesting to see all the decorative objects in the studio for the different tastes of clients, and in many ...
  • Daily Life [1895-1950]

    File Ref: EAP165/1/9
    This series contains photographs of daily social events and ornamental objects. The photographs of events include photographs of El Pensativo football team, the gymnasium and a truck accident. The ornamental objects include a wide variety of ornamental fra ...
  • "Mortuary Portraits, Weddings, Baptisms and Babies [1895-1950]"

    File Ref: EAP165/1/10
    This series contains photographs of mortuary portraits, weddings, first communion ceremonies and babies. Mortuary portraits were in fashion both in Guatemala as well as in other countries in America and Europe and there are many examples of these in this s ...
  • Ruins of El Carmen Church [1895-1915]

    Item Ref: EAP165/1/1/1
    Antigua Guatemala. ...
  • Façade of the Church of the Capuchinas [1895-1915]

    Item Ref: EAP165/1/1/2
    (Capuchin sisters), Antigua Guatemala. ...
  • Street of the Ruins of El Carmen Church [1895-1915]

    Item Ref: EAP165/1/1/3
    Antigua Guatemala. ...
  • Ruins of El Carmen Church [1895-1915]

    Item Ref: EAP165/1/1/4
    With several people in front, Antigua Guatemala. ...
  • Church of San José Catedral [1895-1915]

    Item Ref: EAP165/1/1/5
    (St. Joseph’s Cathedral). Part of the General Captains’ Palace and Agua Volcano can be seen, Antigua Guatemala. ...