CHILE and PERU - WAR OF THE PACIFIC An album of views of towns and battlefields in Chile, and including views in Peru, Ecuador and Brazil, [c.1879-80]
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CHILE and PERU - WAR OF THE PACIFIC An album of views of towns and battlefields in Chile, and including views in Peru, Ecuador and Brazil, [c.1879-80]
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CHILE and PERU - WAR OF THE PACIFIC
An album of views of towns and battlefields in Chile, also including views in Peru, Ecuador and Brazil, albumen prints, captioned in manuscript on the mounts, mounted one per page and back to back, typically 195 x 245mm., diced calf, oblong folio (270 x 360mm.), [c.1879-80]

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  • Including: Plaza Echaurren, Calle Cabo, Calle Esmeralda, Cerro Alegre, the bay, and the road to Las Zorras, Valparaiso; "The Monitor Huascar in Valparaiso after the Battle Oct 8 1879" after the ship was captured by Chile at the Battle of Angamos; the Cachapoal Valley; Mr. Pakenhauis' house Las Zorras; Hacienda near Limache; a view of a fair at Chillan; a view of Antofagasta; "Deck of the Huascar after the combat;" "turrets of the Huascar after the encounter;" two views of Iquique harbour; a Chilean mule battery, Arica; views of the Morro de Arica, the last bulwark of defence for Peruvian troops who garrisoned the city during the Pacific War which was assaulted and captured by Chile in June 1880 in the final stages of the Tacna Campaign; a view of Chileans saluting their flag on the summit of the Morro with, what are presumed to be, dead Peruvians in the foreground; "a burial party after the battle of Tacna;" city views of Tacna; coastal views in Pisagua; bodies after the Battle of Miraflores, Peru; wounded soldiers after the Battle of San Juan and Chorrillos; the Chiliau cavalry; Chorrillos battle field; Chorrillos after the battle; a city view of Lima; Guayaquil, Ecuador, and views of South American Indians.
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