National Geographic : 1929 Jan
AMONG THE HIGHLANDS OF THE EQUATOR REPUBLIC THE PADRES BUILT FOR THE CENTURIES The superior construction of churches built by early Christians in South America is evident in these graceful arches of La Compaiifa, in Quito. The dim light of the interior necessitated an exposure of a full hour to secure this picture. () National Geographic Society Autochromes by Jacob Gayer MOORISH ARCHES FLANK THE PATIO OF EL TEJAR Here the Brothers of Mercy come for recreation, and the warm sunshine of the patio is doubly grateful to them after the chill and gloom of the cloisters. El Tejar is in the capital city.