UC Riverside, California Museum of Photography > Keystone-Mast Collection > The modern beneficio of a coffee finca on the outskirts of San Jose. The washing vats in the foreground handle the coffee berries which are washed and de-pulped, and later sluiced down onto the drying terraces below for the shoveling into piles which are constantly re-shoveled to allow the air to reach all beans. Later they are spread out on the terrace floors and constantly raked and hoed into rows which are shifted and changes in the process to allow all the beans to gain the benefit of the hot mountain sunshine. Near San Jose, Costa Rica. C.A

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Title
The modern beneficio of a coffee finca on the outskirts of San Jose. The washing vats in the foreground handle the coffee berries which are washed and de-pulped, and later sluiced down onto the drying terraces below for the shoveling into piles which are constantly re-shoveled to allow the air to reach all beans. Later they are spread out on the terrace floors and constantly raked and hoed into rows which are shifted and changes in the process to allow all the beans to gain the benefit of the hot mountain sunshine. Near San Jose, Costa Rica. C.A
Creator
James C. Sawders
Contributor
Gifford M. Mast
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Publication Information
Keystone View Company
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, California Museum of Photography
Collection
Keystone-Mast Collection
Rights Information
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Description
The modern beneficio of a coffee finca on the outskirts of San Jose. The washing vats in the foreground handle the coffee berries which are washed and de-pulped, and later sluiced down onto the drying terraces below for the shoveling into piles which are constantly re-shoveled to allow the air to reach all beans. Later they are spread out on the terrace floors and constantly raked and hoed into rows which are shifted and changes in the process to allow all the beans to gain the benefit of the hot mountain sunshine. Near San Jose, Costa Rica. C.A.
Type
image
Format
Keystone photo print 7.18 in. x 4.18 in.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt9b69q441
1996.0009.KU104564.SS
Language
English
Subject
Plantations
Coffee plantations
People
Laborers
Agricultural laborers
Fuel trunks
Place
North and Central America
Costa Rica
San José
Latitude: 10 00 N
Longitude: 084 00 W

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