Posted 23 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

Plaque dedicated to the "Centenary of the National Library"

Theft Report



Date of Theft: between 30 March, to the 8 April.

Place of Theft: Museum of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala MUSAC, located in the 10th Street 9-31 area 1, Guatemala City.

Object Type: Plaque

Material: bronze

Dimensions: high 35.5 cms.; width 63.5 cms.

Title: Plaque dedicated to the "Centenary of the National Library"

Topic: historical

Time: Republican

Period: Twentieth Century

Author: Anonymous

Style: contemporary


Plaque, bronze emptied. It has an inscription with uppercase print that reads: "UNIVERSITY OF SAN CARLOS DE GUATEMALA / FACULTY OF HUMANITIES / TRIBUTE TO THE NATIONAL LIBRARY / AT ITS CENTENARY OF FOUNDATION / 1879 1979”


Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports.

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 176






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