Mexico: monumental y pintoresco

Collection Data

Description
Photographs of Mexico: views along the National Railroad, including a valley with farms and agave, a trestle and general view of Ocoyoacac and San Francisquito; the palace at Vera Cruz with harbor beyond; cathedral, palace and Calle Real in Morelia; men plowing with ox teams at Zemtlalpan; women at well, Huexoculco; general view of Orizava; Guadalupe: general view and view of cathedral and church; Chapultepec Castle; Yglesia de la Sanisima (Mexico City?); Belem aqueduct.
Names
Briquet, Abel (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1899 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ (Briquet) 94-331
Topics
Aqueducts -- Mexico
Cathedrals -- Mexico
Churches -- Mexico
Plowing -- Mexico
Railroad bridges -- Mexico
Railroads -- Mexico
Morelia (Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico)
Ocoyoacac (Mexico)
Orizaba (Veracruz, Mexico)
Veracruz (Veracruz, Mexico)
Genres
Cityscapes
Landscapes (Representations)
Photographs
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Abel Briquet (French, 1833-1926)
Ownership: Gift of Alan Schlussel, 1988.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 15 photographic prints : albumen, b&w ; 20 x 27 cm. on mounts 34 x 44cm
Title, captions, photographer's name in letterpress on mount.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG94-F40
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11957143
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa5b6250-ba71-0134-341f-00505686a51c
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