Graton, Louis C, Photographs of Paricutin Volcano, April 19, 22, 1943

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The black and white photographs depict Paricutín volcano, April 19 and 22, 1943, taken by Louis C. Graton. There are few captions. Subject matter includes examples of types of bombs from volcano, detail images of cone's slopes, and vistas of the volcano with surround damaged woods. Includes enlargements and duplicates.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 19, 1943

End Date

Apr 22, 1943

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  • Mexico
  • Paricutín


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007281

Collection name

William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

Physical Description

39 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 9 Folder 2