Item 22418 - PHOTO0000003580

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-CI-22418




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English transcription: UNESCO Technical Assistance. The project undertaken by Peruvian authorities to microphotograph ancient documents filed in their National Archives is being directed by UNESCO expert Dr. Francisco Sevillano Colom, shown here setting the camera for micro-photographing the legal files of Pedro de Castaneda, Peruvian Notary Public between 1537 and 1538. This is the oldest document of its kind belonging to the era of the Conquistadors.
French transcription: Assistance technique de l'UNESCO. Sous la direction de l'expert de l'UNESCO, M. Francisco Sevillano Colom, on procède à la microphotographie des documents anciens des Archives nationales. Ici, M. Sevillano Colom s'apprête à photographier le protocole notarié de Pedro de Castaneda (1537-1538), le plus ancien acte notarié de l'époque des Conquistadors.
Description: An archivist photographs an ancient document.

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UNESCO / Paul Almasy. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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