Partial portrait of a businessman from the nineteenth century, José de Salamanca, who introduced the railway in Spain, by a costumbrist recreation of an idealized, pure and popular Madrid, showing in their luxurious rooms, offices and ministries to the cream of Spanish society then. Written by
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José María de Salamanca y Mayol (Malaga, May 23rd. 1811 - Madrid, January 21st. 1883), Marquis of Salamanca and Count of the Llanos with Greatness of Spain, was an influential statesman, a leading aristocrat and social figure and businessman during the reign of Isabel II of Spain. See more
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