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Title: Exposición nacional 20 de Julio, 1871. Catálogo del Estado Soberano de Bolívar
Creator: Bolívar (Colombia : Department)
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta de Medrano Rivas, 1871.
Physical Details: 7 p. ; 26 5/10 x 17 6/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Title page holed, frayed, but contents legible.

Summary: The State of Bolívar published this catalogue to advertise the products of the region. It lists local plants and minerals, as well as manufactured export goods and industrial products. Each product includes a brief description of its uses, in addition to the name of the town and the merchant from which it could be purchased.
Historical Notes: The State of Bolívar is located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia parallel to the lower Magdalena River. The Department of Bolívar was established in 1886, and was reduced in size in 1910, 1951, and 1966 with the formation of the new states of Atlántico, Córdoba and Sucre. Davis, Robert 1993 Bolívar. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 95. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
Donor Notes: The catalogue of the national exhibit held in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, of products, both natural (vegetable & mineral) and manufactured, produced in the coastal State of Bolívar. Not only are the exhibitors listed, but the locus too is. Really a list of the most enterprising local men, both native and foreign, of Bolívar state. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Exposición nacional (1871 : Bogotá, Colombia)
Commercial products -- Colombia -- Bolívar
Businessmen -- Bolívar (Colombia : Department) -- Registers
Bolívar (Colombia : Department) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P02567
Record Number: 158
Islandora ID: islandora:515