Guano trade, Chincha Islands, Peru, before 1863: pier view
Peru, Chincha Islands
5 x 5-5/8 in.
Albumen print, in album 94.107.1, shares page with 126.96.36.199, album was presented to Captain Charles W. Austin on November 1, 1862; scenes from guano trade, Chincha Islands, Peru; starboard view of unidentified ship, flies British jack; at left is donkey on wooden pier. See "The Great Guano Rush" by Jimmy M. Skaggs, NY, St. Martin's Press, 1994.