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Picture Postcards

Collection Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 33, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ben Shahn papers
Ben Shahn papers / Series 8: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98f9ca0a9-8721-4443-a0ff-a9af162cd638
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-shahben-ref1525

Picture postcards of Vevey

Collection Creator:
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Reel 5736, Frame 1268
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm for this collection has been digitized and is available online via the Archives of American Art website.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marcel Breuer papers
Marcel Breuer papers / Series 8: Project Files / 8.17: Residences / 8.17.2: Residences Designed as Commissions / Ustinov House, Vevey, Switzerland
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9efce9a38-afee-44d8-b29e-99f5b3632adc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-breumarc-ref2120

Picture Postcards (blank)

Collection Creator:
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Container:
Reel 5296, Frame 0931-0958
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via the Archives of American Art website.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Holger Cahill papers
Holger Cahill papers / Series 8: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91def1a32-95fe-4c43-a879-3fd8227f82b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cahiholg-ref1090

Old Spanish Days, "La Fiesta Time" in California. [Picture postcards.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 2, Item Grouping U.S.A.--California--Santa Barbara.
Culture:
Mexican Americans -- 1920-1930  Search this
Mexicans -- 1920-1930  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santa Barbara (Calif.) -- 1920-1930
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Tinted photo depicting men and women in "traditional" Spanish costume riding through the courthouse grounds on horses. Two women are at the front of the crowd wearing white lace dresses and behind them is a group of men intended to be Spanish gentlemen, but look a bit like zoot-suiters or "Zorro" types. There are three copies of the card.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000049 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Festivals -- 1920-1930  Search this
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / California - Santa Barbara
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86bc0bf53-b310-45ed-8578-729db0306df7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2200

Apache Canyon / El Ortiz, the Fred Harvey Inn at Lamy, New Mexico [picture postcards]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Santa Fe Railroad  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Lamy (N.M.)
Scope and Contents:
Two color postcard inserts in a booklet entitled "New Mexico along the Santa Fe trail" (BL382): (a) image of a train crossing through the pass in Apache Canyon between Las Vegas (New Mexico) and Lamy; (b) view of of hotel El Ortiz with mountains in the background and what seem to be Indians and tourists in front of the building.
General:
Series I, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--General Mountain Views.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Canyons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - General Mountain Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep889149083-61de-4d60-bc44-8c08ac9eb5fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2304

Picture postcards of Chiesa di S. Giovanni Battista dell'Autostrada del Sole, Florence, Italy

Collection Creator:
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-  Search this
Container:
Box 21, Reel 5729, Frame 1094-1101
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm for this collection has been digitized and is available online via the Archives of American Art website.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marcel Breuer papers
Marcel Breuer papers / Series 8: Project Files / 8.8: Convents, Churches, and Synagogues / 8.8.2: Olgiata Parish Church, Rome, Italy
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw981a9adfb-9706-4abe-a6b0-7a11e0d9bfe5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-breumarc-ref1241

Tezcatlipoca [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. The god wears a feather headdress and tail along with his costume. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "Smoking mirror / God of Providence." Bourbon Codice, Lam. 22. Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000005 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gods  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87185ecb7-9a9b-4821-8013-3337f07d2453
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2161

Mexico Panorama [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Creator:
A. Rivas  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (B / W, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico City (Mexico)
Scope and Contents:
An aerial photograph (reproduction) of Mexico City and some of the surrounding mountains.
General:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico-Miscellaneous scenes.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cities and towns  Search this
Aerial views  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Mexico / Miscellaneous Scenes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep890f486f3-1d9c-48d5-8fac-4905728bf11b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2277

Christmas Chimes [picture postcard]

Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 3.5" x 5.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Greeting cards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Image of bells and holly along with a poem: "May they ring for you every blessing / Love, friendship and good cheer / and a very happy Christmas all for you my dear."Santa with a pack on his back at the top of a chimney on a snow covered roof.
Arrangement:
In series ?, box 26, grouping Greeting Cards - Holidays
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000018 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
Bells  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Genre/Form:
Greeting cards
Postcards -- 1930-1940
Picture postcards -- 1930-1940
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Greeting Cards - Holidays, Christmas
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep880b9f51b-5d66-4d58-a892-14805ee308f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2317

Picture postcard of Fred Gentile

Subject:
Gentile, Fred  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1962
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2118
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E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers, 1814-1996, bulk 1921-1996
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2118
Online Media:

Tonatiuh [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a color drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex, depicting Tonatiuh, the God of the sun. He kneels on one leg, holds an eagle in the air with one hand, and a shield of some sort in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of postcard: "He who gives light / God of the Sun." Bourbon Codex, Lam. 6. Unmailed, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000001 (AC Scan)
General:
Maker unidentified.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Pre-Columbian art  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Gods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e737ff5f-c3f1-4b9a-9bb6-9a8a28cbdc52
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2171

Ueuecoyotl [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. depicting the god of song, dance and music. This figure appears to have the head of a coyote, the animal that represents this god. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "Old Coyote / God of the Song, Dance and Music." Bourbon Codice, Lam. 4. Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Arrangement:
In series 3, box 27, grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000002 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gods  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Mexico / Archeological Sites
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f5976182-00dd-40ce-9bfa-0a3508d77934
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2173

Uitzilopochtli [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, made after a 16th c. codex, depicting a hummingbird god holding a serpent in one hand and a shield in the other, with a feather headdress. Translation of the caption at the bottom of the card: "God of the Aztecs and of War / Humming bird from the South." Codice Borbonico, Lam 34. Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000003 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Gods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87164d5fa-cf46-472e-b884-f3e879504cdb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2174

Chalchiuhtlicue [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: a goddess wearing a headdress, a nose ring, and carrying two unidentified objects in her hands. She has a long, wide tail of jade, where images of tricksters are imprinted. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "She of the skirt of jades / Goddess of the waters." Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000004 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87947fb79-8afe-48c7-8628-39c296f2cc87
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2175

Tlaloc [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Names:
Tlaloc  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex, depicting Tlaloc, the Aztec rain god. He wears a feather headdress and costume with a long tail and carries unidentified objects in his hands. The caption and illustration indicate he is also a patron of farming and agriculture. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "God of the Rain / He who causes the rains and growth of vegetation." (Bourbon Codice. Lam. 7). Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000006 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b64156d4-23a5-4933-9d6a-06861315a2f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2176

Quetzalcoatl [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Names:
Quetzalcoatl  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. Illustration of Quetzalcoatl wearing a headdress that resembles a bird, with a mask that includes a beak. He holds a serpent in one hand and an unidentified object in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "The quetzal feather snake / God of the wind." (Bourbon Codice, Lam. 22).
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000007 (AC Scan)
General:
Maker unidentified.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gods  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep899ac388c-6675-4323-bda2-fd40f0dc803a
EDAN-URL:
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Xipe-Totec [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: an Aztec god wearing an elaborate feather headdress, holding a shield in one hand and an unidentifiable object in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of the postcard: "Our Lord Flayed / God of gold smiths." (Bourbon Codice, Lam. 14). Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000008 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gods -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d0ee048d-8355-48bb-af3a-f1d94cd6a603
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2181

El Asado [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (black and white, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Argentina -- 1900-1920
Scope and Contents:
Black-and-white illustration of five men preparing a skirt steak at the side of a fire indoors. They are shown wearing the wide pants, large belts, bolos and carrying Matte pipes considered typical of the pampas (prairies) of Argentina. They are within a large tent-like hall made of wood, skins and blankets. These men are gauchos, the equivalent of cowboys in the United States.
General:
Series II, Box 16, Foreign--Argentina.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Rural population -- 1900-1920 -- Argentina  Search this
Cowboys -- 1900-1920 -- Argentina  Search this
Gauchos -- 1900-1920 -- Argentina  Search this
Customs, Regional  Search this
Rural scenes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Argentina - Buenos Aires
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8469c7590-cfb0-4e61-8902-72cb15f80df7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2247

Carromatos--Floats. [Picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (black and white, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Havana (Cuba)
Caribbean
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a photograph of horse-drawn, canvas-covered wagons, standing in the middle of the city street. The title, "carromatos--floats", contrasts the English word 'floats' for the wagons that bring the sugar and/or the tobacco harvest into Havana. Note by "Raymond" on verso. Imprint on left edge: "No. 41 Wilson's Obispo 41 y 43 Habana."
General:
Series II, Box 17, Foreign--Cuba--Havana.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Rural population  Search this
Harvesting  Search this
Cities and towns -- Cuba  Search this
Travel  Search this
Farmers -- Cuba  Search this
Streets -- Cuba  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Cuba - Havana
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80bf714a8-518b-47b1-9dee-4299cb5d79f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2252

Chapultepec, Mexico [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Creator:
Union Postal Universal  Search this
Names:
Museo Nacional de Historia  Search this
Carlota of Hapsburg, Empress.  Search this
Diaz, Porfirio  Search this
Maximilian of Hapsburg, Emperor  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (b/w, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico -- 1900-1920
Mexico City (Mexico)
Chapultepec Park (Mexico City, Mexico)
Scope and Contents:
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).
General:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Miscellaneous scenes.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexico -- History and culture -- 1900-1920  Search this
Museums  Search this
Cities and towns -- Mexico  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Mexico / Miscellaneous Scenes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88b636bda-6312-4d1b-84e9-1aeec3089927
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2274

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