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GREETINGS FROM BRASIL:
THE POSTCARD IN BRAZIL

A Portrait of Brazilian Cities
Carlos Cornejo e João Emilio Gerodetti

Rua 1º de Março around 1910, with Praça do Diário de Pernambuco in the distance at left. In the foreground is the intersection with Rua Imperador Pedro II, where the Café Lafayette was located.    This coffeehouse  was a  meeting place for bohemians, intellectuals, and students at the beginning of the 20th century. Originally a cigarette factory with a warehouse, the building was later destroyed in a fire.