Looking down the Pasig River, from south end of Ayala Bridge, showing corner of Lawton's house on left. Manila, Philippines, 1899
This picture is looking northwest. In the distance the dome of the Quiapo Church can be seen. Underwood & Underwood
PUENTE DE AYALA  The Puente de Ayala (or Ayala Bridge) was named after the patriarch of the Ayala Clan of the Philippines, Antonio de Ayala whose company, the Ayala y Compañia, funded its construction. The first Ayala Bridge, sometimes also referred to as Puente de Convalecencia (in reference to the name of the islet in the middle of the Pasig River adjacent to the bridge on which the Hospicio de San Jose is situated), was constructed in 1880 with arched wooden trusses.
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