ca. 1910. With 32 original gelatin silver photographs, each ca. 13x18 cm (5 x 7 in), most numbered or captioned in negative and a couple of images with manuscript captions in pencil or blue crayon on verso. Twenty images with photographers stamp Cantinchi (13) or De Lancey (7) in negative. Overall a very good collection of interesting strong sharp images.
Rare collection of views in and around Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The present historically interesting images include photos from the Hielo Saw Mill and Ice Plant, Pension Belge, Train Station, Parke de Moca, Santo Cerro's Village, City Hall, Road Near Santiago, Road to the River, The Guardia Camp, Gurabito River, Leather Making, Cathedral, San Jose Church, Ruins Old Santiago, Church, Santo Cerro, Governor's Palace, Nibaje Bridge etc.., "Founded in 1495 during the first wave of European settlement in the New World, the city is the "first Santiago of the Americas".., European neoclassicism is represented at the Palace Hall, built between 1892 and 1895, by a Belgian architect named Louis Bogaert. The Victorian era was the zenith of architecture in the city. Numerous residences were built in this European style, which makes up the historic center of Santiago"(Wikipedia).
Price: $1,250.00 USD