A Maya Temple--The Nunnery at Uxmal [picture postcard]
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Uxmal Site (Mexico)
Series III, Box 28, World's Fairs and Expositions--Chicago, 1933.
A drawing depicting the front entrance of a Mayan temple at Uxmal. The image has been colored in green, red and orange to highlight designs on the temple. According to the description on the back of the card, this is an exact replica, located at the World's Fair in Chicago, of a temple in "far away" Yucatan.
Selected for blog by Allan Shulman in "Click! Photography Changes Everything" on Smithsonian Photographic Initiative website, http://www.click.si.edu/Story.aspx?story=743, Feb. 2010, but apparently not used
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History