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!



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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: East Façade, onto Calle Mercaderes.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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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
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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
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Title: Casa del Conde de Casa Lombillo
Description: Patio. Second level, with surrounding gallery.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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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
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Title: Fausto Cinema, Paseo del Prado
Description: Façade. Paseo del Prado. East side, #201. Horizontal bands flank vertical recesses housing three stainless steel pipes, which formerly contained a lighting system of coloured incandescent glas.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Fausto Cinema, Paseo del Prado
Description: Façade. Paseo del Prado. East side, #201. Detail, south side, horizontal bands accentuated by colour.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03120
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Title: Flatiron-style Building, Paseo del Prado
Description: Façades of Flatiron-style building. The chamfered, narrow end, and the east façade onto the Prado. The three-storey, triangular building fills the wedge-shaped lot near the north end of the Prado. Ecl
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Residence, Paseo del Prado
Description: Corner Facades onto Calle Colon and the Prado, west.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Residence, Paseo del Prado
Description: Façade. Colon/Prado, north corner. Four storey building with rounded corner balconies. Former home of Dr. Carlos Finlay (1833 - 1915), famed researcher of mosquito and yellow fever.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Principal Façade, east. Facing Plaza de Armas. Monumental portico full width of façade, piers with attached columns, Tuscan order. Raking view from north end.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: South Façade. Detail, entrance portal, flanked by Tuscan columns.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Patio. South galleries.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Patio. Surrounded on all four sides by two levels of colonnaded galleries, mezzanine level in between. North galleries. View across patio towards north galleries.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03360
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Upper Gallery, west. Tuscan order arcade, marble tiled floors. View from south gallery.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: The White Salon. Upper level, east wing. Interior. Large reception room with furnishings contemporary with the palace structure. View from north end of room.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03384
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Ambientada' Salon. Upper level, east wing. Interior. Nineteenth century European furnishings, trompe l'oeil room décor.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03396
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Dining Hall. Upper level, north wing. Interior. Nineteenth century furnishings, hung Flemish tapestries.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
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Title: Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Description: Meeting Room. Upper level, south wing. Interior. Town council meeting place, overlooked by portait of child king Alfonso XIII and Queen Regent, Maria Christina of Austria.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging
Ver-03269
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Title: Ambos Mundos Hotel
Description: Ambos Mundos Hotel, well located at the corner of Calle Obispo and Calle Mercaderes. Ernest Hemingway's 'home' from 1932 - 1939. View from Calle Obispo, east end.
Vendor: Veritas Imaging