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Suburbs of Monterey, Mexico: Maguey plant. The maguey plant is that from which the Mexicans get their national drink, mescal and pulque (whiskey and beer); Mexican home. Cactus fence about 20 feet high grown around enclosure. When ready to give sap the maguey is about six feet tall; Weaving; The fibre of the maguey is worked into rope strands and cloth. Cliff dwellers used the same fibre. Spinning the thread.

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Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900. [An album of mounted photographs.]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1903-[19]04
Place Term: Bristol, Conn.
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: IW 76-2288
Topics
Weaving
Weavers
Mexico
Cactus
Notes
Content: Includes also photographs taken in western and southwestern United States, Mexico, Maine and the Netherlands.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG774640291-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10434525
UUID: 00c354b0-c6d1-012f-0021-58d385a7bc34

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  • 1903: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Suburbs of Monterey, Mexico: Maguey plant. The maguey plant is that from which the Mexicans get their national drink, mescal and pulque (whiskey and beer); Mexican home. Cactus fence about 20 feet high grown around enclosure. When ready to give sap the maguey is about six feet tall; Weaving; The fibre of the maguey is worked into rope strands and cloth. Cliff dwellers used the same fibre. Spinning the thread." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6b19-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Suburbs of Monterey, Mexico: Maguey plant. The maguey plant is that from which the Mexicans get their national drink, mescal and pulque (whiskey and beer); Mexican home. Cactus fence about 20 feet high grown around enclosure. When ready to give sap the maguey is about six feet tall; Weaving; The fibre of the maguey is worked into rope strands and cloth. Cliff dwellers used the same fibre. Spinning the thread." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6b19-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1903). Suburbs of Monterey, Mexico: Maguey plant. The maguey plant is that from which the Mexicans get their national drink, mescal and pulque (whiskey and beer); Mexican home. Cactus fence about 20 feet high grown around enclosure. When ready to give sap the maguey is about six feet tall; Weaving; The fibre of the maguey is worked into rope strands and cloth. Cliff dwellers used the same fibre. Spinning the thread. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6b19-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Suburbs of Monterey, Mexico: Maguey plant. The maguey plant is that from which the Mexicans get their national drink, mescal and pulque (whiskey and beer); Mexican home. Cactus fence about 20 feet high grown around enclosure. When ready to give sap the maguey is about six feet tall; Weaving; The fibre of the maguey is worked into rope strands and cloth. Cliff dwellers used the same fibre. Spinning the thread.