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Hotel Playa de Cortés [lantern slide]: a courtyard and tile fountain, with an antique oil jar visible in the distance

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Colorist:
Van Altena, Edward
Subject:
Hotel Playa de Cortés (Guaymas, Mexico)
Physical description:
1 lantern slide: col. ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
Mexico, Sonora, Guaymas
Mexico
Guaymas
Date:
1937
1937 Jan
Notes:
Oil jars are a relic of the days of Spanish rule. They came from Spain filled with oil to help weigh down the ships, which on return voyages took silver from Mexico.
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "5."
Topic:
Winter
Tiles
Arches
Fountains
Jars--ornamental
Hotels
Garden borders
Flowering shrubs
Courtyards
Local number:
MX003003
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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