General view of the port of Barcelona from the Moll de les Drassanes

Vista general del port de Barcelona des del moll de les Drassanes, Lucien Roisin Besnard, c. 1920

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Núm. d’inventari: 59487F

Nom d’objecte: negatives (photographs)

Títol: Vista general del port de Barcelona des del moll de les Drassanes

Data de l’objecte: ca. 1920

Color: black and white

Suport: plastic

Autor: Lucien Roisin Besnard

Tècnica i material: paper photograph

Photography

Panoramic view of the port of Barcelona taken from the Moll de les Drassanes. With Montjuïc in the background, the view shows much of the port. On the left is an unidentified steamship before the Torre del Rellotge, an 18th-century lighthouse. On the right, the Customs House can be seen, as well as the Harbour Works Board and part of the seafront. The photograph includes immense detail, with elements like the steamship Francolí, the corvette Carvajal, a series of sloops, port vessels, etc.