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Collection Manuel García Matamoros:
Champion and Martyr of Religious Freedom in Spain

Our August 2011 exhibition presents a large selection of European Carte de Visite given to Manuel Matamoros in support to his action. Most photographs are autographed to Matamoros.

Short Bio:

- Matamoros Manuel García (Lepe, 1834 - Lausanne (Switzerland), 1866) was a Spanish military and religious.
         Although born in Lepe, he lived most of his life in Malaga. He was convicted and later exiled for the dissemination of Protestantism in Spain. He is considered the founder of contemporary Spanish Protestantism and has been given within the evangelical comity, the designation of Champion and Martyr of Religious Freedom in Spain.

- Manuel García Matamoros (Lepe, 1834 - Lausanne (Suisse), 1866) était un militaire espagnol et religieux.
         Bien que né à Lepe, il a vécu la majeure partie de sa vie à Malaga. Il a été condamné, puis exilé pour la diffusion du protestantisme en Espagne. Il est considéré comme le fondateur du protestantisme contemporain espagnol et a été surnommé dans la communauté évangélique Champion et martyr de la liberté religieuse en Espagne.

- Manuel Matamoros García (Lepe, 1834 - Lausanna (Suiza), 1866) fue un militar y religioso español.
         Aunque nació en Lepe vivió gran parte de su vida en Málaga. Fue condenado y posteriormente desterrado por la divulgación del protestantismo en España. Se le considera fundador del protestantismo español contemporáneo, y se le ha dado, dentro de la comunidad evangélica, el apelativo de Campeón y Mártir de la Libertad Religiosa en España.

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A new exhibition is added every 2 to 3 months, depending on our inventory and new acquisitions.
The subjects we plan to showcase next are early Aviation, World War II Japanese propaganda photos and the Rif War.


Pre-WWI Russian Aviation - June/July 2011

Mister Blind - April/May 2011

Mers el-Kébir Battle - July 1940 - February/March 2011

Napoleon III Second Empire - Portraits Intimes - December 2010

Flying Pioneers : 1909 Reims International Meeting - October/November 2010

Anonymous... and Small... - July/August 2010

James Robertson: Türkiye’de fotografin öncüleri - April 2010

Le Mont-Blanc: Tourisme et Photographie - January 2010

Les Freres Seeberger: Regard sur la France de l'Entre-deux-guerres - November 2009

19th Century Photographers Business Cards - September 2009

Vieilles Tiges & Aeronauts Autographs - July 2009

Droles d'Oiseaux ~ Silly Birds - April 2009

Floral and Botanical Still Life - January 2009

Vienna Aristocracy in Charity Play - Atelier Adele

Jules Richard, Jean Agelou - La Magie du Relief

Charles A. Lindbergh, the Lone Eagle in Belgium

Early Theatre Portrait Gallery - December 2007

Dialogue de Sourds - October 2007

Flying Pioneers: Pre-WWI Aviation - July/August 2007

Early Operatic Portrait Gallery - May 2007

French Aeronaut in Pre-Soviet Russia - March 2007

Childhood on the Lower East Side - January 2007

Racing Driver Memories, 1909-1913 - November 2006

French intervention in Mexico, 1862-1867 - September 2006

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