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Notes on the Geography of Brazil: Manaus 30 Years Later: Photo 15

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Here's a much grander house, the Rio Negro Palace, built in 1911 by a German rubber baron. (That's rubber, not robber, though the distinction may be a fine one.) His name was Karl Waldemar Scholz, and for a time he was president of the Amazonas Commercial Association, as well as the Austrian consul. His business was hurt by World War I, and he was obliged to mortgage the house to another trader, Luiz da Silva Gomes, who eventually owned the place and in 1918 sold it to the governor of Amazonas, Pedro Bacellar. For many years, it was then the residence of the governor of Amazonas. Since 1995 it's been a museum.

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