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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Mexican Views, 1885

The Benson Latin American Collection

Mexican Views, 1885



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mexico
Title Mexican Views
Dates: 1885
Abstract Photograph album including 79 original images taken in Mexico around 1885.
Call No. -Q- GZ 917.2 M5715 Benson Collection LAC-Z Rare Books
OCLC Record No. 20681352
Extent 79 photographs
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

The photographer and origins of the photo album are unknown.

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Scope and Contents Note

79 black-and-white photographs of Mexico. Each image is numbered and described below. The number supplied in [brackets] is an existing number on the image; its meaning is unknown. Any additional description supplied by Benson staff is in (parentheses).

The photo album is cataloged and available at call number -Q- GZ 917.2 M5715 Benson Collection LAC-Z Rare Books.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Mexican Views are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Mexico--Description and travel--Views.
Document Types
Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Mexican Views, 1885, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Mexican Views, 1885

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1 1. Catedral, Mexico [#598]
2. Celebración de la independencia por los estudiantes, 15 setbre 1883 [#606]
3. Interior de la Catedral, 15 de agosto 1884, [#604]
4. Interior de la Academia de San Carlos [?]
5. Estatua de Colón [#68]
6. Palacio Nacional [#70]
7. Estatua de Carlos 4° [#76]
8. Paseo de la Reforma [#79]
9. Jardín del Atrio (the Palacio Nacional in background)
10. Zócalo y Catedral [#12]
11. Coche de Maximiliano [#69]
12. Court of the Museum [#5297]
13. Olleros [#236]
14. Street scenes, cargadores [#5287]
15. Mission Concepción, Texas [#1730]
16. Chile con carne tables (one siggn reads "Sold by R.J. Hofheinz, San Antonio, Tex.")
17. Alamo, adjoining building est. 1851 (H. Grenet)
18. View of cathedral and buliding named "T.C. Frost" (probably San Antonio, Tex.)
19. Villa de Guadalupe, basílica, capilla
20. Iglesia del Pocito [#153]
21. Church of Guadaloupe, interior
22. Capilla de Guadalupe [#155]
23. Vista de Guadalupe [#157]
24. Pirámide de Cholula
25. Castillo de Chapultepec [#50]
26. Patio, Castillo de Chapultepec [#56]
27. Arboles de Chapultepec [#57]
28. Grove of Chapultepec [#5617]
29. Zacatecas, general view from the Bufa [#5223]
30. Zacatecas, chapel ofthe Bufa [#5228]
31. (No description)
32. Lavanderas de la Viga [#125]
33. Pueblo de Santa Arista, Estado de México [#16]
34. Xochimilco[?]
35. Lavanderas [#5282]
36. Garita de la Viga [#5280]
37. (Bull being dragged from ring)
38. Xochimilco
39. Aztec idol Teoyaomiqui, side view [#5296]
40. Orizaba, general view from the bridge [#5653]
41. Xohimilco[?]
42. (Woman at work)
43. (Woman selling produce)
44. (Man extracting the maguey liquid)
45. (Water carrier)
46. (Unidentified village scene, Ixtac, Popo in background)
47. F.C.M. - Alta Luz y Pico de Orizaba [#657]
48. F.C.M. - Puente del Torro y Orizaba [#607]
49. F.C.M. - Puente del Atoyac [#291]
50. F.C.M. - Pente de Wimer [#267]
51. Barranca de Metlac [#268]
52. Barranca de Infiernillo [#273]
53. F.C.M. - Alta Luz y Pico de Orizaba [#275]
54. (Two unidentified men)
55. (Natives posed at Xochimilco?)
56. (Men posing for unidentified photographer in front of "El Recreo")
57-62. (Small prints showing native life, some using photographer's backdrop)
63. Ferro Carril Central - Puente de Encarnación
64. F. C. Nacional - Cañada del Zopilote [#320]
65. F.C.M. - Puente del Chiquihuite [#292]
66. Ferro Carril Nacional - Viaducto del Laurel [#303]
67. F.C.M. - Puente de Metlac [#269]
68. (Unidentified street scene)
69. (Young man holding plate)
70. (Wagon tents and workers beside railroad)
71. (Xochimilco)
72. (Unidentified group in village square)
73. (Unidentified couple looking out of balcony)
74. (Unidentified group at dining table)
75. (Unidentified church)
76. (Arch in fron of unidentified building)
77. (Desolate area, scene showing wagon carts)
78. (Duplicate of #69)
79. Mérida No. 31, w/ Bristol manufacture marking

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