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Mount Agua Seen Through the Arch - Forming the Plaza of Antigua

Artist/Maker: Richard B. Hoit (United States, 1887-1973)

Date: ca. 1930s
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Sight: 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (26 x 34.9 cm)
Mat: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Object number: 2003.29.3
DescriptionOne of the famous volcanoes just outside the colonial town of Antigua, Mount Agua can clearly be seen through the archway in this 1930’s era photograph. Weavers from throughout the Maya highlands travel to Antigua to sell textiles in public markets and at the many textile specialty shops. Hoit came to Miami in 1914, when he was 27 and for over forty years took aerial and still photographs for the movie industry and local dignitaries such as George Merrick.
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