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Barela Brothers

Barela Brothers

Artist: Cobb Studio

Department: Photo Archives
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: glass plate negative
5 15/16 × 4 in. (15.1 × 10.2 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Museum purchase, Trust and Agency Fund via Edna (Louise) Grindstaff; Dick Ruddy and Amy Larson in memory of Edith Kubie; Gwenn Robinson, M.D.; Carol O’Brien English; and Sondra Eastham; additional funding in memory of Katy Lou McIntosh Ely, Carolyn Leach, Sarah Shortle Blue, Millie Santillanes, Vernon D. Robertson, Sally Stockman, and Jane Williams.
Object number: PA2011.003.447
DescriptionPortrait of three brothers of the Barela Family. They are all wearing dark suits and dark fedora hats. Two of the brothers are standing behind on who is seated in a wooden chair with his arms crossed and his left knee over his right. All three men are facing the camera.
On view
Label Text:The Barela brothers, 1900s

Epson inkjet print
The Albuquerque Museum Photoarchives

Text Entries

Cobb Studio
Barela Brothers
ca. 1910
digital reproduction of a glass plate negative
museum purchase

Portrait of three brothers of the Barela family. The neighborhood of Barelas lies just south of downtown Albuquerque, and is the oldest neighborhood in town. Other than their last name, no first names were given for identification of these men.

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