URUGUAY, MONTE VIDEO Ten views of Monte Video, on 6 sheets, 1890; and an album, and loose images (small quantity)

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URUGUAY, MONTE VIDEO Ten views of Monte Video, on 6 sheets, 1890; and an album, and loose images (small quantity)

£ 200 - 300
US$ 260 - 390
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URUGUAY, MONTE VIDEO
Ten views of Monte Video, albumen prints, all but one captioned in the negative, mounted on 6 sheets (4 printed "Fot. Inglesa, Cordoba" in margin), with early ink annotations on the mounts, 2 larger images 195 x 240mm., the other approximately 105 x 155mm., [c.1890]; and a quantity of twentieth century gelatin silver prints of Uruguay, some in an album (quantity)

Footnotes

  • The nineteenth century images comprise: general views (3), La Matriz (2), street scenes (2), the English Club, Hotel Oriental, and the entrance to the park. In the margins are annotations recording the early owner's stays in the city in the 1880s/1890s. "The pears of Monte Video rival those of England & France - the girls of M.V. have the prettiest faces & best figures of any in South America, perhaps barring Caracas".
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