International Mail (18)
An attractive envelope advertising the “Gran Hotel
Inglaterra” in Havana. Franked with a 5 centavos
de peso stamp of the issue of January 1890, the stamp
depicts the young King Alfonso XIII.
The letter was posted from Havana on December 10, 1890,
carried by steamer to New York, where it was processed
on December 13, and sent on to Providence, Rhode Island,
where it was received on December 15.
Tome I, p.68: Havana to Providence,
Rhode Island. 10 December, 1890.
to see a detail of cover design.