Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Miscellaneous scenes.
Black-and-white photograph (reproduction) of the Castle of Chapultepec, the site of the battle of Chapultepec between Mexican and U.S. forces, the official residence of Emperor Maximilian of Hapsburg and his empress Carlota, President Porfirio Diaz's Mexico City residence and now the site of the Museo Nacional de Historia, at the center of Parque Chapultepec, Mexico City's central park. Chapultepec is a word derived from Nahuatl which means hill (tepec) of the grasshopper (chapulin).
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]