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"El Ajusco," Tijuana, Mexico [postcard]

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Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Uniform title:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Culture:
Mexicans
Type:
Landscapes (representations)
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Miscellaneous scenes.
Reproduction fees for commercial use. Probably public domain, copyright expired.
Summary:
Color illustration of a desert mountain landscape. There are two large cactus plants on each end of the image. In the middle stand a man wearing a sombrero and campesino (peasant) garb with another in the same style of dress on a burro with two large packages hanging on the donkey. They face away from the photographer toward the mountain--"el ajusco"--in the distance.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
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:
Mountains
Mexican-American Border Region
Sombreros
Cactus
Desert
Burros
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_174632

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