Quinta de los Molinos, Havana: the gardens
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC H 181090|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Barracks ; Town houses ; Arches ; Houses|
NOTES: It was built as a summer residence and living quarters for the Spanish military who were leaving for Spain after they had finished their posting. Originally a one-storey structure made from left over materials by two engineers, Felix Lemau and Manuel Pastor 1837-1840. The top floor was added during refurbishment in the 1850s by a Cuban engineer Mariano Carillo de Albornoz. See RIBA155842 for a colour version of this image.
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