Albert J. Schmidt Collection of Lantern Slides, c.1904-1921
593 lantern slides, circa 1904-1921. Subjects include: Art reproductions of Mexican codices, Aztec cultural artifacts, and images of the conquest of Mexico; views of monuments, sites, and scenes in Mexico City, the Distrito Federal, Mexico state, and other Mexican cities and states. Many reproductions are of items in the National Museum of Mexico. Most other slides are commercial travel views of street scenes, people, buildings, and social life and customs in Mexico, including bullfights, plantations, and other representative Mexican scenes. Photographed by C. B. Waite (Mexico City), W. H. Horne (El Paso, Texas), and unidentified photographers.
Standard copyright restrictions apply. Use of the lantern slides may also be restricted due to their fragility.
Cite as: Albert J. Schmidt Collection of Latern Slides, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.
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