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"Carmen at the Well'--Mexico / Sonora News Co., City of Mexico [color photomechanical postcard]

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Publisher:
Sonora News Company, City of Mexico
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Culture:
Latinas Mexico
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1917
1910-1920
Notes:
Card bears imprinted number 2609.
Summary:
Reproduction of a photograph of a seated woman, holding a piece of ceramic pottery, looking straight into the camera. Her features reflect her Indian heritage. Message on verso, trans. from Spanish: "July 18, 1917 / Dear Mr. Harding: I would like, in exchange for this typical woman of our lower class, a beautiful view of the zoological park, if you can get it, or if not, one of any park in any great city. Your Faithful Friend, Sam. Macias Valadez."
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Photography of women
Young women
Local number:
AC0200-0000027 (AC Scan)
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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