[Interesting Collection of Twelve Albumen Photographs Documenting an Early Cruise by Steamship from Guayaquil, Ecuador to Lima, Peru with Stops in Peru Along the way].
ca. 1890. 12 albumen photos each ca. 12 x 16.5cm (4.5 x 6.5 in). All mounted recto and verso on 6 original beige card leaves and all captioned in manuscript black ink on mounts. Some very mild fading of a couple of the images but overall a very good collection of strong, sharp and interesting images.
This collection of photographs with 11 photos of Peru and 1 of Ecuador includes images of: City of Guayaquil, Ecuador; Boatsman at Paita, Peru; Paita, Peru from the boat landing (with the Hotel Pacifico in the foreground); Street in Paita, Peru; Paita, Peru from the steamer; Unloading passengers in boat at Eten (Peru); Peruvian Balsa, Paita, Peru; Pacasmayo, Peru; Adios, San Lorenzo (Island, Peru); Tomb of Pizarro – Alcove of Cathedral, Lima; Exposition Grounds – Lima; The Palma al Champeriso (Passenger Steamship).
Price: $650.00 USD