General Huertas surrounded by his officers, Panama


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General Huertas surrounded by his officers, Panama
Physical Description:
Angrick, Bill ( donor )
Underwood & Underwood, Publishers
Place of Publication:
New York
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Soldiers   ( fast )
Portraits, Group   ( fast )
Spatial Coverage:
Panama -- Central America


Several soldiers pose for a group portrait with General Esteban Huertas.
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Brothers Elmer and Bert Underwood founded Underwood & Underwood in 1880 in Ottawa, Kansas. Starting with door to door sales and eventually branching out into freelance photography work, the brothers' company grew large enough to relocate to New York City in 1891. At the turn of the century the firm was selling 300,000 stereographs a year. After stereograph production was discontinued in the 1920s, Underwood & Underwood sold its stereographic stock to The Keystone View Company. Source:
Gifted on behalf of William P. and Barbara L. Angrick

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
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accession number - 2013.2.96
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6475 We are in the western part of Panama, on
the parade-ground beside the fort and close to the
The gallant commander of the Army of Panama
is easily recognizable by the many medals he has earned
by distinguished courage and military sagacity. While
he served under the Colombian flag le became widely
known as an officer of eminent ability. The fact that
he lost one arm in active service made him the m(-re
enthusiastically admired by his own men and by tlle
public at large. During the last war fur Panama"s
independence he added to his old laurels by capturing
the very officers who were endeavoring to take him
prisoner. That brilliant military success naturally made
him the idol of the Panama people.
SThe officer in white holds the rank of Colonel.
Most of these officers are Spanish. The private sld-
" iers in the background are also chiefly Spanish, though'
some have African or Indian blood. They have an

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excellent reputation and can be depended on for the
defense of the young republic.

From Notes of Travel No. 40. copyright

by Under~wood &

General Huertas, commander of the army, with his staff
officers, Panama.
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etat-nmajor, Panama.
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icintciit tabe, 3aiinama.
General Huertas, Jefe de la Armada, y su cuerpo de
ayudantes, Panamai.
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