CDR-1348: SR Set: Rediscovering Cuba

Cuba beckons as the coming travel destination! As did Hemingway in 1928, our Canadian friends have discovered--and documented--Cuba's fascinating architecture and--lately--its extraordinary efforts at restoration of many historic buildings in Havana. Scholars Resource offers a glimpse of what awaits! (Jan. 2015)



Ver-03423
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: West Façade. Upper level, very serpentine cornice division from lower half of façade
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03428
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: West Façade. Detail, upper level columns flanking pedimented niche, left side.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03432
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: West Façade. Detail, lateral quatrefoil window, surmounted by pediment, volute.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03437
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Bell tower. (Left side of façade, west) View from south-east.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03441
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Choir and Transepts. Interior. View from nave.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03442
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: North Transept, (west). Interior. View from across nave.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03443
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: South Transept, (east). Interior.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03444
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Nave. Interior. View towards entrance.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03445
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Nave Vault. Interior. Barrel vault, transverse ribs. View towards entrance.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03446
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Nave Vault. Interior. Barrel vault, transverse ribs. View towards choir.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03447
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Clerestorey windows and surrounds. Interior. Units intruding into nave vault.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03448
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Title: Catedral de San Cristobal
Description: Dome. Interior. View up into dome over crossing, pierced by eight window voids. View #1.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03293
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. North flank, seen from Plaza de San Francisco. No masses observed in the church since 1841 when it was used for one year by the occupying British. Present use, concert hall.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03294
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. North flank, close view of east end, now an oblique blank wall topped by pediment. Domed apse end destroyed by storm c.1850.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03295
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. North flank, detail, north portal with Neo-Classical elements.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03305
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. Interior. Nave, view towards east. Nave arcade of hefty splayed piers.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03306
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. Interior. Nave, view down towards east, from the gallery at west end. Trompe d'oeil redering on the flat east wall, of the former apse end, before its destruction.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03309
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. Interior. Nave arcade, and south aisle.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03311
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Title: Church & Covent of San Francisco de Asis
Description: Church. Interior. Range of clerestory windows within elaborate surrounds.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03154
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Title: Casa del Marques de Arcos
Description: Cathedral Plaza Façade. Two storey, with full-length monumental portico supporting upper storey. Tuscan order. Adjoins Casa Lombillo to left. View from the Plaza.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03155
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Title: Casa del Marques de Arcos
Description: Cathedral Plaza Façade. Detail, upper storey windows, filling large arched spaces of Tuscan arcade. Louvered shutters, stained glass transoms (mediopunto windows). Continuous balcony, iron balustrade.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03463
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Title: Convent Santa Clara de Asis
Description: Exterior Wall, east. Calle Cuba. Detail, north end and portal flanked by double, attached columns. Entrance into church.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03464
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Title: Convent Santa Clara de Asis
Description: Exterior Wall, east. Calle Cuba. Detail, center portal, flanked by double, attached columns. Entrance into the main cloister.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03470
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Title: Convent Santa Clara de Asis
Description: Main Cloister. (One of three) Two storey. Staircase with balustrade, to upper storey. View down, towards south lower gallery.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03481
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Title: Convent Santa Clara de Asis
Description: Main Cloister. (One of three) Two storey. Courtyard, decorative pool.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03122
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Title: Residences, Paseo del Prado
Description: Facades. West side, #s 20 - 12. Low-rise modern apartment building, adjacent to eclectic style residences.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03123
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Title: Residences, Paseo del Prado
Description: Façade. West side #12, at juncture of San Lazaro and the Prado. Three-storey blend of many features, bay windows with individual, rounded balconies; balustraded, continuous balcony; balustraded roof l
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03106
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Title: Residences, Paseo del Prado
Description: Facades. Residential block. East side, between Calles Refugios and Genios. Two-storey, in various styles, undergoing restoration.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03108
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Title: Residences, Paseo del Prado
Description: Facade. East side, between Calles Refugios and Genios. Upper level loggia, Beaux Arts style, undergoing restoration.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03086
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Title: Residences, Paseo del Prado
Description: Facades. Residential block, west side, between Calles Refugio and Genios. Various styles and colours. Raking view.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03077
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Title: Residences, Paseo del Prado
Description: Facades. Residential block, west side, between Calles Colon and Refugio. Various styles and colours. At right, one of eight bronze lions (1928 campaign), bordering the promenade.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03140
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Cathedral Plaza Façade. Two storey, with full-length monumental portico supporting upper storey. Elevated view from North-west.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03141
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Cathedral Plaza Façade. Detail, upper storey windows, with stained glass transoms (mediopunto windows). Separate, prominent architrave above each window. Balconies with iron balustrades.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03143
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Cathedral Plaza Façade. Entrance portal, from portico to vestibule and patio. Attached Tuscan columns supporting triple architrave.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03147
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: East Façade, onto Calle Mercaderes.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03148
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Patio Gate, ornamental, of wrought-iron, within rounded archway. Separates vestibule from interior patio.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03149
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Patio. View down to the ground floor level of patio, from the second level gallery.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03150
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Patio. Ground floor, arcade with basket-handled arches. Balconied mezzanine level.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03151
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Patio. Second level, with surrounding gallery.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03096
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Title: Fausto Cinema, Paseo del Prado
Description: Facades onto Calle Colon and the Prado. East side, #201. Strong use of horizontal and vertical accents throughout. Wrap around public portico at streeet level.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging