1912 Halftone Print Andorra Les Escaldes Escaldas Pyrenees Mountains XGOA5

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This is an original 1912 black and white halftone print of the city of Les Escaldes (Las Escaldas) in the country of Andorra in Europe. The name of this town comes from the numerous hot springs in the area which produce highly sulphurous and nitrogenous waters.

Andorra is located between Spain and France in the eastern Pyrenees mountains. It is the sixth smallest country in Europe. The official language is Catalan and this nation has the highest capitol in Europe at an elevation of 3,356 ft above sea level.

CONDITION

This 99+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note there is a dark spot above the mountains on the left side of the image.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6 inches; 11 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is excited to offer items from this unique collection of images portraying the cultural richness of the small country of Andorra, which lies at the base of the eastern Pyrenees mountains in southwest Europe. These historical images, which had been captured during the early 1900s, illustrate the natural history of the land, the natives of the region in their traditional attire, various historical landmarks of the area, as well as images of local cityscapes.

Keywords specific to this image: Bridge, River, Village, Landscape

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Category: XGOA5

Type: Original Halftone Print