Havana from the Quarries

Havana from the Quarries Cuba Caribbean Islands

Stock #: 20460
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Country: Cuba
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Havana is a seaport and the capital of Cuba, situated on a fine bay on the northern coast. It is the commercial center of the West Indies, and one of the principal commercial cities of America. The chief exports are sugar, cigars and tobacco. The leading manufacture is tobacco. It contains a cathedral (begun 1724) and many public parks and promenades. It was founded in 1519 and was taken several times in the 17th century by bucaneers, and by the English in 1762, but restored to Spain in 1763. Population about 250,000