Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul

ANON. Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul.

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ANON. Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul.

Original Hotel luggage label, printed by Richter & Co, Naples, c.1935. 110 x 75 mm.
The Hotel was built in 1892 by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagon Lits Company. It was built in Art-Nouveau style for the purpose of hosting passengers of the Orient Express.
It was the first modern Hotel in Istanbul to have electricity and the first Hotel to establish an electric lift.
Guests include Ernest Hemingway, Queen Elizabeth II and Greta Garbo. The Hotel today is a listed historic building in Istanbul.
Rare.

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