Liquor factory photos move to Heredia

The Casa de Cultura in Heredia will feature the collection of old photographs of the Fábrica Nacional de Licores until May 21.

This is the collection of 20 antique photos. They have been displayed at the former liquor factory, which is now the headquarters of the Ministerio de Cultura y Juventud in San José.

Construction of the factory was in 1853. The production of alcohol was a state monopoly,

The oldest photo in the collection was taken in 1919.

The Casa de la Cultura in Heredia is opposite the northeast corner of Parque Central. It is the former home of Alfredo González Flores, who was president from 1914 to 1917.

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