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Title
Painted portrait depicting Vasco Nunez de Balboa, discoverer of the Pacific Ocean
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a painted portrait depicting Vasco Nunez de Balboa, discoverer of the Pacific Ocean, [s.d.]. Balboa is pictured from his waist to his head and is facing to the left and gesturing. He is wearing metal armor and a metal plumed helmet. Balboa has a dark mustache and goatee and a thin nose. He is holding a telescope in his hand at right, near his sword. There is a thick-trunked tree in the background. He died at the Isthmus of Panama in 1519.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photonegative, photoprint, b&w
18 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographic prints
photographs
art
Identifier
chs-m13420
USC-1-1-1-13574 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-11530
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m13420
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-11530.jpg
Subject
Balboa, Vasco Nunez de
Men
Portraits--Ba
Forests
Place
California
USA
Source
1-70-36 [Microfiche number]
11530 [Accession number]
CHS-11530 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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