Fotomontage showing Alfonso Sánchez Portela fliying with Juan de la Cierva in autogiro over Cibeles plaza in Madrid.

Identity statement area

Supplied Title:

Fotomontage showing Alfonso Sánchez Portela fliying with Juan de la Cierva in autogiro over Cibeles plaza in Madrid.

Reference number:

AGA,01,PLA,00014,307

Date of creation:

1934

Notes on the initial date of creation :

Fecha tomada de una anotación en el paspartú

Level of description:

Unidad Documental Simple_en

Reference code:

ES.28005.AGA//AGA,01,PLA,00014,307

Context

Archival History:

Estudio fotográfico "Alfonso". "Estudio-Museo".

Biography / Administrative history:

Alfonso Sánchez García, "Alfonso's" photographers dinasty founder, opened his sutdy in Madrid Gran Vía, after the Spanish Civil War, as his previous study (in Fuencarral Street) was destroyed by a bomb during the conflict.  His sons, Alfonso, Luis and José and his grandson Luis worked there too. The study closed at Alfonso Sánchez Portela's death in 1990.  The study decoration were mainly photographic wrks where photomontages are an important part. 

Content and Structure

Scope and Content:

Original title: "Alfonsito flying with Juan de la Cierva". 
Three images photomontage: 
-Photography 1: Alfonso Sánchez Portela in the autogiro with Juan de la Cierva. 
-Photographies 2 and 3: Cibeles Place and Prado Boulevard aerial photograph with an overlapped aerogiro. 
Autographic dedicatory: "To Alfonso, affectionately. J. de la Cierva". 
Passe-par-tout back: Alfonso Studies golden printing logotype: "20th, José Antonio Av.; 40th García Morato St. Madrid". 
 
In 1934-02-13th Juan de la Cierva arrives to Barajas airport piloting his autogiro for the first time, after an over six hours journey for traversing the distance between Madrid and Paris. The following days he was object of homage by Alejandro Lerroux government and an "aviation party" was dedicated to him. In may, 16th, assembled with Spanish graphic reporters, he proceeded to go on his autogiro with those willing to do it, Alfonso Sánchez Portela and Luis de Oteyza among them. 

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Existence and Location of Copies:

Número de digitalización: 10.340

Medium/Archival Material:

Digitized contains digitized images

 Notes

Notes:

DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA 1934

Extent and medium

1 Fotografía(s) on Papel_en .  Size  23 x18 . 

Photographs

Photography Style:

B/N_en