From a painting by Gil made in Lima in 1825 and now hanging in the Federal Palace in Caracas. It was sent by Bolivar to his sister Maria Antonia, whose descendants gave it to the nation
|FAÇADE OF THE BOLIVAR HOUSE IN CARACAS24|
|DOOR OF THE BOLIVAR HOUSE66|
|THE EMIGRATION OF 181496|
|THE EXPEDITION OF LES CAYES: BOARDING THE BRIGANTINE INTRÉPIDO106|
|THE BATTLE OF ARAURE116|
|BED-ALCOVE IN WHICH BOLIVAR WAS BORN192|
With the exception of the portraits the illustrations are from Historia de la Casa de Bolivar, by Vicente Lecuna and Julio Planchart, ( Caracas, 1924)
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Publication information: Book title: Bolivar the Liberator. Contributors: Michel Vaucaire - Author, Margaret Reed - Translator. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1929. Page number: xi.
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