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Chapultepec, Mexico [picture postcard]

view Chapultepec, Mexico [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Creator:
Union Postal Universal
Subject:
Carlota of Hapsburg Empress
Maximilian of Hapsburg Emperor
Diaz, Porfirio
Museo Nacional de Historia
Physical description:
1 item, b/w, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Mexico City (Mexico)
Chapultepec Park (Mexico City, Mexico)
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Miscellaneous scenes.
Summary:
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).
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
Topic:
Mexico--History and culture
Museums
Cities and towns
Tourism
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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