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Cottrell's Most Famous Photograph

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##cs6bre

Summary Note

This is perhaps Pensacola photographer Charles Cottrell's most famous photo which has been reproduced in countless postcards and publications since it highlights Pensacola's aviation, lighthouse, and tropical setting.

  &nnsp; Identifying information for images is indicated where known. The donor's grandfather, Charles Maurice Munson, was superintendent of the land sales and turpentine operations of Stearns and Culver Lumber Company (Ludington, Michigan) which began operations in Bagdad, Florida in 1905. The company later became the Bagdad Land and Lumber Company until the assets were sold in 1919. The original photographs are by Cottrell and may have been commissioned to show portions of the Stearns and Culver company, though the photographs are generally unidentified.

Rights Statement Note

Photographs and images may not be sold, marketed, or used for commercial applications without express permission from the University of West Florida. Researchers may use photographs and images from these collections provided credit is given to the UWF Archives and West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, Pensacola.

Physical Description Note

Digital scans donated by Charles Munson of Cottrell photographs in his collection, September 12, 2017.

Contributor Note

Contributor: Added by Dean DeBolt, 13 September 2017

Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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