18 April, 2009

M1136: Walls of Intramuros Postcard

The postcard shows the circular garita or sentry box of Bastion de San Andres in Intramuros, Manila with the Manila City Hall in the background. Bastion de San Andres, named after the Apostle Andrew, was built in the 17th century on the southeast corner of the Intramuros walls. This ace of spade bastion had a circular garita or sentry post that survived World War II and years of abandonment.

M1136: Walls of Intramuros Postcard

SOURCE:
Intramuros In & Around: An Interactive Guide
Rene B. Javellana
page 56

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