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West View, Morro Castle, Havana [picture postcard]

Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Publisher:
E.C. Kropp Co., Milwuakee
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Havana (Cuba)
Caribbean
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series 1, Box 17, Foreign--Cuba--Havana.
Summary:
Photograph of a lighthouse on the coast of Cuba. The lighthouse sits on a small penninsula surrounded by a fortress, with the Cuban flag waving above the fort. Caption: "This formidable fortress was built in 1600 by the Spanish government. The light tower was erected in 1790. Its light is visible at a distance of 33 miles."
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
Topic:
Lighthouses
Ocean scenes
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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