BRAZIL, BAHIA An album of 72 city views in Bahia, Brazil, [1912-13]
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BRAZIL, BAHIA An album of 72 city views in Bahia, Brazil, [1912-13]
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BRAZIL, BAHIA
A fine album of 72 city views in Bahia, Brazil, gelatin silver prints, mounted one per page (excepting 2 half-images on one page), 22 captioned in white ink beneath the image, almost all with ink captions on the images, images 185 x 233mm., 2 smaller, contemporary half morocco, worn, oblong folio, [1912-1913]

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  • A good album of mostly views in Salvador, Vitoria, Nazare, and other cities and ports of Bahia in 1912-13, during the period when José Joaquim Seabra (1855-1942) was Governor of the State, and also Minister of Transport. Many of the views depict streets and buildings under construction (hospital, the Government House, telephone exchange), particularly relating to the laying of tramlines.
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