Photo, Print, Drawing Emperor Street. Rua do Imperador
About this Item
- Emperor Street.
- Rua do Imperador
- This photograph is from Vistas de Petrópolis (Views of Petrópolis), an album created in the 1860s by Pedro Hees (1841--80), one of Brazil's most important early photographers. Petrópolis was founded by government decree on March 16, 1843, and named after Emperor Pedro II (1825--91, reigned 1831--89). The decree provided for the construction of the Imperial Palace and its dependencies and gardens, which formed the Quinta Imperial de Petrópolis (Imperial farm of Petrópolis). Called the Imperial City for its associations with the royal family, Petrópolis served as the summer residence of the Brazilian emperors and was the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro from 1894 to 1902. The album contains 15 views of the main sights in the city, including the palace, the Mother Church, the waterfall, city streets, and the New Cemetery. Hees operated a photography studio in Petrópolis, which his son Otto Hees (1870--1941) took over after his father's premature death.
- Hees, Pedro, 1841-1880 Photographer.
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- [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1860 to 1870]
- - Brazil--Rio de Janeiro--Petrópolis
- - 1860 to 1870
- - Cities and towns
- - Memory of the World
- - Rua do Imperador (Petrópolis, Brazil)
- - Streets
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 1 photograph : albumin paper, black and white ; 19.9 x 24.4 centimeters.
- - Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
- - Content in Portuguese.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
- Views of Petrópolis
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Chicago citation style:
Hees, Pedro, Photographer. Emperor Street. Brazil Petrópolis Rio De Janeiro, 1860. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1870] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669348/.
APA citation style:
Hees, P. (1860) Emperor Street. Brazil Petrópolis Rio De Janeiro, 1860. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1870] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669348/.
MLA citation style:
Hees, Pedro, Photographer. Emperor Street. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1870] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021669348/>.