Unpag. volume containing reproductions of early 19th-century photographs of landmarks and sites from around Chile, approximately 166 images total, views include buildings, monuments, cities, natural landscapes, harbors, and celebrations throughout the country, with a focus on Santiago, each photograph captioned below the image, specific sites within Santiago depicted include the observatory, cathedral, artillery barracks, university, parks, cemetery, Cerro Santa Lucia, Alameda de las Delicias, the train station, Plaza de Armas, Palacio Concha y Toro, library, and Palacio Guzman, together with views from Viña del Mar, Concon, Miramar, Los Andes, San Felipe, Valparaiso, and other locations. Lacking title page. Plates printed on heavy paper stock. Oblong 4to. Cloth-backed boards. N.p. (Santiago?) n.d. (early 1900s).
Some of the photo captions identify certain views as dating to earlier than the rest of the images in the book, with some images being from the mid-19th century.
Book ID: 48861