Collection CHC5400 - Venancio Díaz-Maiquez Photography collection

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CHC5400

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Venancio Díaz-Maiquez Photography collection

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  • 1920-1940 (Creation)

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2 Boxes

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Biographical history

Venancio Díaz-Maique (1916-2003) was born in Guanajay, Cuba. He began his career as a photojournalist when he documented the devastation caused by the hurricane of 1940. For these photographs he received his first award from a photography contest in his home town of Guanajay. As well as having a long and internationally celebrated career he was also the co-founder of the Photography Club of Cuba.

http://www.galleryslovakia.sk/venancio-diaz-maique

http://www.fcif.net/galerias/galerias.venancio.diaz.html

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The Venancio Díaz-Maique Photograph Collection contains black and white and color negatives of photographs taken by the Cuban photographer Venancio Díaz-Maique (1916-2003). The collection also contains diplomas and certificates awarded to him by the Union de Periodistas de Cuba and the Agencia de Información Nacional.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • Spanish

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Ramón Grau Alsina Collection.

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