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Bolivia—Simon I. Patiño | Album de fotografias de las residencias ... en Cochambamba y Portales. [c. 1930s?]

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Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Bolivia—Simon I. Patiño | Album de fotografias de las residencias ... en Cochambamba y Portales. [c. 1930s?]

Bolivia—Simon I. Patiño | Album de fotografias de las residencias ... en Cochambamba y Portales. [c. 1930s?]

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Bolivia—Simon I. Patiño

Album de fotografias de las residencias de su Excelencia señor Don Simon I. Patiño en Cochambamba y Portales. [?Paris, circa. 1930s]


Large oblong folio (434 x 540mm.), 42 sepia photographs (198 x 266mm., or the reverse), individually mounted on card and captioned on the mount, tissue guards, contemporary red crushed morocco gilt by Editions Historiques, upper cover with arms of Bolivia stamped in gilt to the centre, decorative gilt borders to sides, spine in six compartments with raised bands gilt, gilt edges, watered red silk endleaves, decorative patterned flyleaves heightened with flecks of gold, slight marks to covers, extremities a trifle rubbed


A finely bound large album of photographs showing the opulent interiors of the Bolivan tin magnate Simon I. Patiño's (1862-1947) European-style mansions in Cochabamba and Portales. Patiño spared no expense to furnish his houses which were finished with the finest imported materials available at the time, including Carrara marble, French wood, Italian tapestries and delicate silks. The rooms, galleries, reception rooms, games rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms were styled with influences from classical antiquity through to Art Deco, including rooms themed as Etruscan, Greek, Pompeii, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Robert Adam, Imperial, and 'modern'.



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