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Photographers -- Mexico

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fritz Henle "Mexican Studies" Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 24
Scope and Contents 1940s.  45 black and white photographs (10 1/2" x 13")  of city and country scenes, indigenous people, workers, famous personages, archaeological sites and architecture of Mexico. See also the companion book, Mexico: 64 photographs, by Fritz Henle, which included this passage on the origin of the photographs:  "In 1936, Henle saw Mexico for the first time and, impressed by the paradoxical countray with its centuries-old cultures and its...
Dates: 1940s

Mexico Views Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(18)
Scope and Contents c. 1940. 4 commercially reproduced color photographs (7 3/4" x 5 7/8") by Mario Buconch of the cities of Acapulco, Guerrero; Atontonilco, Guanajuato; Chalchicomula, Puebla; and Tenayuca, Mexico. The collection also includes a set of 16 accordion-style commercial sepia photographs (3 1/2" x 5") of the shrine of Guadalupe along with an accompanying text about the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Dates: c. 1940

Pueblo de Amecameca

 File — Box 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(16)
Scope and Contents c.1885  Mounted albumen print (6" x 7") taken by Abel Briquet for his early series “Vistas Mexicanas.” The print is on a stiff mount (9" x 11"). The photograph provides a panoramic view of the town of Amecameca, Mexico.  Amecameca sits at the base of the Popocatepetl volcano in the central highlands of Mexico and afforded tourists a convenient base of operations for mounting climbing expeditions to the summit of the volcano.
Dates: c.1885

Abel Briquet Photograph Collection of Mexican Coffee Plantation

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(29)
Scope and Contents 1896.  A group of five albumen printsphotographs (5 1/4" x 7 3/4") dated to February 6, 1896.  Each is affixed to a cardboard mount, trimmed to the image. The photographs are credited "A. Briquet, fot." with a banner text at the bottom of the image, giving a title, number, date, and caption in Spanish and English.  The images document some of the workings of a coffee plantation outside of the town of Orizaba, Veracruz.
Dates: 1896

Valleto Brothers Portrait

 File — Box 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40 -(22)
Scope and Contents c.1865. Albumen print (6 x 4.5 inches) on a tinted mount (12 x 9 inches). Studio portrait of Julio and Guillermo Valleto and an unidentified gentleman, possibly their brother Ricardo. The photographer is unknown. The signatures of Julio and Guillermo appear on the mount below the photograph.
Dates: c. 1865