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Peru - The Illustrated London News, March 16, 1912

 
Accession number AR.EP.NP.0447
Creator
Places
Cuzco (Peru)
Peru
Date
1912
Measurements
10.75 x 15.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph, text
Work types
newspaper

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

The Illustrated London News, March 16, 1912.--404

Peru.

The highest body of water in the world: Lake Titicaca, Peru.

The ancient capital of the Incas: Cuzco, the Imperial City of the sun.

"Where the sacrificial altar reared its gruesome pyramid": Ruins of an Inca Temple at Cuzco.

Rocks welded without mortar: Marvelous Inca masonry contrasting with a Spanish pillar in a Cuzco street.

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.096
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.NP.0447
Creator
Places
Cuzco (Peru)
Peru
Date
1912
Measurements
10.75 x 15.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph, text
Work types
newspaper