"Carmen at the Well'--Mexico / Sonora News Co., City of Mexico [color photomechanical postcard]
Sonora News Company, City of Mexico
Ink on paper
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Card bears imprinted number 2609.
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."
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution