SÃO PAULO DE PIRATININGA: DE POUSO DE TROPAS A METROPOLE
Place Published: São Paulo
Publisher: O Estado de São Paulo;Terceiro Nome
Date Published: 2003
Pages: 256 p
Book Id: 73093
b/w plates, bibl., cat., map endpapers, b/w pict. boards, d.j
Photographs from the archives of the newspaper "O Estado de São Paulo" document the architecture or urban life in 1860. It was a time when the railroad connected the coffee plantations to the port at Santos. The first hydroelectric plant in the region opened and the fast process of modernization and urbanization began. Photographs are high quality and show a variety of architecture of the period. Catalogue descriptions, identifying the location, for each of the 245 photographs.