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Richard Biddle Richter Collection

Identifier: HP.2005.18-NMHM.2005.14

Content Description

The Richard Biddle Richter Collection includes (173) various sizes of nitrate negatives from a 1925 trip to Northern New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, and San Diego. Sites depicted include Taos, Frijoles Canyon, and Santa Fe, as well as landscapes of the Grand Canyon, San Diego Harbor, La Jolla, and Balboa Park. Some photographs of interest show Taos Native American children; a movie camera shooting in Balboa Park; cars, pedestrians, and shops in San Diego harbor; architecture in California and New Mexico; the Santa Fe Plaza; and cars and roads in Northern New Mexico.

Acquisition Type



Anders and Tor Richter

Restrictions Apply



  • 1925



173 photographs ((173) nitrate negatives) ; various sizes, no bigger than 4x5"