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Largo da Carioca Clock_23rf00020.jpg
Largo da Carioca Clock in downtown Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by corporate buildings. Made in 1909 by the Brazilian Iron and Bronze Foundry Kobler and Co., it is equipped with an iron lamp holder, topped by a four-faced clock, and decorated by three allegorical figures of winged mermaids, representing, commerce, industry and navigation. Harmonious coexistence between ancient and modern - lamppost from the Belle Époque period share the urban space with corporate buildings.