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Peru: The Illustrated London News, 16 March 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. In "Peru of the Twentieth Century" (Arnold) Mr. Percy F. Martin, F.R.G.S., has given a voluminous account of that most interesting South American state. His book is primarily intended as a book of reference for those who are concerned with the utilitarian aspect of Peru, consequently there is little time lost over ancient history....

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

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

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

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

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