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Paseo de los Martires, Cartagena, Colombia [picture postcard]

view Paseo de los Martires, Cartagena, Colombia [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
United States
Cartagena (Colombia)
Colombia
Caribbean
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series II, Box 14, Foreign--Colombia.
Cartagena was Colombia's main port to the Caribbean. Colombia's independence from Spain was declared in Cartagena in 1811. The martyrs are the soldiers and civilians who were killed during the Spanish siege of Cartagena. The Boulevard of the Martyrs honors their memory.
Summary:
Color illustration: aerial view of the main avenue, Cartagena, Colombia.
Topic:
Slavery
Memorials
Wars of Independence--South America
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
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