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La Criada--Mexico : [postcard]

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Publisher:
Sonora News Company, City of Mexico
Uniform title:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3.5" x 5.5"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Mexico City (Mexico)
Date:
1917
Notes:
Series III; Box 27, Portraits---General.
Reproduction fees for commercial use. Copyright status unclear.
Addl. KW Subjects:
Peasants
Maids
Summary:
Color photomechanical reproduction of a photograph of a young Mexican woman wearing a shawl on her head and a white blouse with a flower print. Her black hair is pulled back and covered by the shawl. She looks off to the side, her face and body towards the camera, slightly hidden by a wall. Her features indicate Indian heritage. Translation of caption: The servant. Imprint of Dr. Samuel Macias Valadez on image size.
Message on verso in Spanish addressed to Mr. F. Swann Harding, Washington, plus note in English: "Please send me more views of your city / Post-cards." Message dated July 11, 1917.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Poor women
Photography of women
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_168292

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