Tarjeta original de una demoiselle mexicana [ink on verso] : [real photographic postcard, probably ca. 1910-1920]
Graue, Federico E. 4a, Tacuba No. 30 H, Mexico, D.F
Silver gelatin on paper print, 5.25 x 3.25", hand-tinted, unmounted
probably ca 1910-1920
"Made in Mexico" in ink, lower left verso. Photographer's name, address, and "Papeleria Graue" imprinted on sticker, lower right verso. Card not mailed.
Located in Series III; Box 27, Nudes.
Studio photograph of a woman sitting on a prop rock, posing against a painted backdrop with one arm behind her head. She has long black hair down to her waist. Her blouse is white, short-sleeved, and partially unbuttoned. She wears a black knee-length skirt and no shoes. One in a series of about ten images of women, some nude, from around the world. Translation of caption: Original card of a Mexican demoiselle. Warm sepia-colored print, with applied color on skirt (reddish) and locket (gold) hung from neck.
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History