Mexico -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: ca. 1870-1890?
Dates: ca. 1860-1890
Abstract Collection contains views of Mexico from the series "Vistas Mexicanas" by Abel Briquet, a French photographer who worked in Mexico at the turn of the century.
Abstract Collection consists primarily of photographs (cyanotype prints) documenting the construction in 1881-1883 of the Atlantic and Pacific Railway, from Albuquerque, through Arizona, to Needles, Calif. In addition to scenes of railroad construction that include bridges, tracks, and campsites, there are many photographs shot in Albuquerque and the surrounding mountains, a number of these include picnics and outings.
Series — Box 254.3
Scope and Content / Alcance y Contenido This series consists of 25 photographs from different places of Mexico and of various subjects such as churches, views of cities and towns, portraits of Porfirio Díaz, plazas, and military parades. These photographs were taken in Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Cuernavaca, Puebla, Mexico City, Oaxaca and other unidentified places during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Some of the authors of these photographs are Pablo Villanueva, Jacob Granat, Charles B. Waite and Winfield...
Dates: 1870 - 1920
Abstract Album contains photographs made in Mexico by A. Briquet and in the Southwestern U.S. by William Henry Jackson. Subjects include: city and village views; railroads in landscapes; dwellings; civic, religious, and commercial buildings; historical sites; occupations (some cartes de visite of street vendors); markets; Precolumbian art; trees and plants.