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Taxco, Guerrero [picture postcard]

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Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Physical description:
1 item, b/w, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Culture:
Mexicans
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Taxco (Guerrero, Mexico)
Acapulco (Mexico)
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Taxco.
Summary:
Reproduction of a black-and-white photograph of a narrow street in the town of Taxco. The street is crowded with people dressed in local Guerrero style. The men wear white country-style clothing, the women wear skirts and rebozos. A group of men sits at the entrance of one of the buildings while another man escorts two mules bearing heavy loads. At the far end of the street stands another set of people. One in a set of 11 photographic postcard scenes from Taxco.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
Topic:
Cities and towns
Streets
Mining
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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