The Castillo de San Pedro del Morro in Santiago

Material Information

The Castillo de San Pedro del Morro in Santiago
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Cuba
Unknown ( Photographer )
Antonelli, Giovanni Battista, 16th/17th cent. ( Architect )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Castillo de San Pedro del Morro (Santiago, Cuba)
Forts & fortifications
Cuba -- Description and travel
Castles -- Cuba -- Santiago de Cuba
Historic sites -- Cuba -- Santiago de Cuba
Spatial Coverage:
Cuba -- Caribbean region -- Santiago de Cub


General Note:
The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note:
Santiago was a major point of entry for most of Cuba's slave population. The Castillo was built for defense against raiding pirates.
General Note:
Castillo de San Pedro del Morro was designed in 1637 by Giovanni Battista Antonelli (also known as Juan Battista Antonelli), a member of a Milanese family of military engineers, on behalf of the governor of the city, Pedro de la Roca de Borja, as a defense against raiding pirates.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816 phone (407) 823-2576, email:
Resource Identifier:
Sheet 26: 6