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LL/35192
Izamal, Gigantic Head
1848
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/35192 [Further details available]

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LL/77421
Jean Prelier Dudoille
Equestrian , known as "El Caballito," of Charles IV, King of Spain in the Cloister of the University, Mexico City by sculptor and architect Manuel Tolsa
1839
Daguerreotype
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
The current location of this photograph is requested.
 
LL/77421 [Further details available]

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LL/74430
Louis Prélier
[Port of Veracruz, Mexico]
1839, December
Daguerreotype, whole plate
16.5 x 21.5 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer, 1976.0168.0141
 
LL/74430 [Further details available]

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LL/58373
Unidentified photographer
A Mexican family
1846-1848
Daguerreotype
 
Amon Carter Museum
 
LL/58373

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LL/98886
Unidentified photographer
A Doctor, Mexico
n.d.
Ambrotype, 1/4 plate
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Provenance: Graham Pilecki
 
LL/98886

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LL/72863
E. Leroy
Zodiaque aztèque
[Quelques vues du Mexique - Album]
1864-1867
Albumen print, from paper negative
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Identifier: ark:/12148/btv1b8432925f
 
LL/72863

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LL/44795
Alice D. Le Plongeon
Augustus Le Plongeon (with beard) and Chac Mol [sic] statue
1875 (ca)
Cabinet card
10 x 15.6 cm (image) 10.7 x 17.7 cm (mount)
 
Getty Research Institute
Accession/ID Number: gri_mexico_96_r_137_469
 
LL/44795

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LL/51471
Alfred Percival Maudslay
Fotógrafia del costado occidental del gran patio de Palacio, de Palenque, Chiapas
1899
Gelatin developing out paper
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
GRI Digital Collections, Object Number: 1363-072
 
LL/51471 [Further details available]

8 of 52
LL/51519
Désiré Charnay
[Nunnery complex (Uxmal, Mexico): detail of facade frieze]
1882
Gelatin developing out paper
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
GRI Digital Collections, Object Number: 94-F125
 
LL/51519

9 of 52
LL/109425
H.N. Sweet
Alfred Percival Maudslay at Chichen Itza ["Chichén Itzá. My Room, 1889."]
1889 (taken) 1902 (published)
Photograph
 
British Museum
 
LL/109425

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LL/97527
Eadweard Muybridge
Frontispiece to Muybridge's Central American Album
1877
Albumen silver print
5 1/2 x 9 1/8 ins (14.0 x 23.2 cm)
 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Gift of the Wilson Centre for Photography, Object number: 2010.25
 
LL/97527

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LL/86344
Unidentified photographer
108. Goddess of Water [Moving a large Pre-Columbian sculpture in Mexico]
n.d.
Albumen print
4 1/2 x 6 1/2 ins
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/86344

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LL/97471
Andrew Burgess (American, 1837-1908)
Portrait of Emperor Maximilian
1864 (taken, later print)
Carte de visite
 
National Museum of African American History and Culture - Smithsonian Institution
Object number: 2017.30.29
 
LL/97471 [Further details available]

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LL/54257
Carl Lumholtz
Huichol man next to measuring stick, San Andrés
[Lumholtz Expedition to Mexico]
1895
Nitrate negative
 
American Museum of Natural History
Identifier: CL0112
 
LL/54257

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LL/79726
François Aubert
[The Scene of the Execution of Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico]
1867
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
22.1 × 16.1 cm (8 11/16 × 6 5/16 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.212
 
LL/79726

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LL/40399
François Aubert
[Emperor Maximilian's Firing Squad]
1867
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
11.4 x 14.2 cm (4 7/16 x 5 9/16 ins) (image) 18.2 x 22.1 cm (7 3/16 x 8 11/16 ins) (mount)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.580.1
 
LL/40399 [Further details available]

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LL/40335
François Aubert
The Shirt of the Emperor, Worn during His Execution
1867
Albumen print, from glass negative
21.2 x 15.8 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.213
 
LL/40335

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LL/99686
Unidentified photographer
Emperor Maximilian's Monument, Mexico
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/99686

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LL/80165
Alfred Saint-Ange Briquet
Rurales - Rural, Guards / Estado de Mexicio - State of Mexico
[Tipos, Mexicanos, 233]
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/80165

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LL/106214
Unidentified photographer
Stalls in the Thieves market where baskets, toys, pinatas and a hundred other objects are sold. [Mexico]
n.d.
Photograph
 
Richard T. Rosenthal
 
LL/106214

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LL/105958
Charles Betts Waite
Tropic of Cancer North Torrid Zone Mexico [No. 2141]
1896-1913 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
20.2 x 12.6 cm
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Call Number: Ag1983.0281
 
LL/105958 [Further details available]

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LL/106322
Mayo & Weed
Shoe market at Guadalajara
1898
Gelatin silver print
10 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (26.7 x 34.9 cm)
 
New York Public Library
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, Shelf locator: MFY 96-4194, Plate 128
 
LL/106322

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LL/106321
Mayo & Weed
Shoe market in Mexican Town.
1905 (ca, published)
Postcard
 
Private collection of Ned Coleman
 
LL/106321 [Further details available]

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LL/38134
Manuel Ramos
Exchanging views on the situation, Mexico City
[Album, Mexican Revolution]
1913
Gelatin silver print
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library, Call Number: Ag1996.1039, p.12
 
LL/38134 [Further details available]

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LL/100084
Unidentified photographer
Plebiscito el dia 3 de abril el 1932 en San Juan de los Lagos. [Mexico]
1932
Gelatin silver print
 
Ader Nordmann
Photographies Online, 25 May 2020, Lot: 48
 
LL/100084

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LL/56934
Unidentified photographer
Mexican folk photo-sculpture of a curly coiffed woman garbed in a brilliant green top with rouge sash
1940s
Fotoscultura
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 8-10, 2014, #2370, Lot 159)
 
LL/56934 [Further details available]

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LL/107404
National Photo Company Collection
Mexico Christmas breaking the pinata
1909-1919
Glass negative
5 x 7 in. or smaller
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-npcc-19405 (digital file from original), Call Number: LC-F81- 1516 [P&P]
 
LL/107404

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LL/3020
Paul Strand
Man, Tenancingo, Mexico (Man in White Shirt)
1933
Photogravure
 
Barry Singer Gallery
 
LL/3020

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LL/51030
Tina Modotti
Woman with red flag, Mexico
1928
Photograph
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/51030

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LL/51935
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Prostitute, Calle Cuauhtemoctzin, Mexico
1934 (taken, later print)
Gelatin silver print
39,8 x 27,2 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Auction 4 December 2013, Lot: 4152
 
LL/51935

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LL/77854
Danny Lyon
Oaxaca, Oaxaca
1978
Gelatin silver print
8 3/4 x 13 1/4 ins (22.2 x 33.7 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
19 October 2017 auction, Art of Storytelling, Lot: 219
 
LL/77854

32 of 52
LL/115530
Ellen Auerbach
Lily Woman, Market, Caxa, Mexico
1956 (taken) 1992 (ca, print)
Albumen print
20 x 24 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
19th – 21st Century Photography, 8 December 2021, Lot: 4106
 
LL/115530

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LL/108155
F.C. Bacot
The cathedral (170 years old), Chihuahua, Mexico
1904 (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32596 (digital file from original)
 
LL/108155

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LL/108307
Berry, Kelley & Chadwick
Guanajuato, the world's greatest silver mining city, Mexico
1906
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32751 (digital file from original)
 
LL/108307

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LL/108308
Berry, Kelley & Chadwick
Gruesome company - mummied remains in the pantheon or catacombs, Guanajuato, Mexico
1906
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32752 (digital file from original)
 
LL/108308

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LL/108310
Berry, Kelley & Chadwick
San Francisco, one of the well-kept streets, and the cathedral, Guadalajara, Mexico
1906
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32689 (digital file from original)
 
LL/108310

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LL/109380
J.B. King (Publishers)
Church of San Francisco and the Corona monument, Guadalajara, Mexico
1860-1930
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32692 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109380

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LL/109945
R.Y. Young
Birds-eye view of the city of Guadalajara, Mexico
1901
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32679 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109945 [Further details available]

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LL/115322
Underwood & Underwood
Native Fruit Sellers, in a Forest on Tehuantepec Isthmus – Iron wood tree in foreground – Mexico
1902 (copyright)
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Tomasz Bielawski
 
LL/115322

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LL/115323
Keystone View Company
A Fruit Market in Cordoba. Vera Cruz, Mexico
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Tomasz Bielawski
 
LL/115323

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LL/108049
Rodrigo Moya
Recuerdo de Tijuana, México
1958
Gelatin silver print
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/108049

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LL/105773
Detroit Photographic Co.
The Falls of Juanacatlan, Mexico
1890s (late)
Gelatin silver print
6 1/2 x 9 in.
 
Private collection of Richard W. Gadd
 
LL/105773

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LL/43741
Hugo Brehme
El Paricutin, Michoacán, Mexico
1943
Gelatin silver print, hand-coloured
16.3 x 11.8 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Photography 19th-21st Century (1 June 2011) Lot: 4174
 
LL/43741

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LL/101645
Hugo Brehme
[Volcanic eruption, Mexico]
n.d.
Gelatin silver print, hand-coloured
 
Richard T. Rosenthal
Current whereabouts unknown.
 
LL/101645

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LL/106275
Unidentified photographer
Fotonovela "El precio de la dicha" published in the Mexican magazine Cita de Lujo
1984
Magazine page spread
 

 
LL/106275 [Further details available]

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LL/63069
Cruces y Campa
Front cover for Cruces Y Campa, 1868-1869, Galeria Contempaneos, (Mexico)
1868-1869
Catalogue cover
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/63069

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LL/63070
Cruces y Campa
Page for Cruces Y Campa, 1869-1869, Galeria Contempaneos, (Mexico)
1868-1869
Page
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/63070

48 of 52
LL/87057
Cruces y Campa
Cover for the studio catalogue of "Cruces Y Campa, Mexico"
1868-1869
Catalogue title page
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/87057

49 of 52
LL/111977
Gisèle Freund
Frida Kahlo in her studio painting Portrait of My Father
1951
Gelatin silver print
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
© Gisèle Freund / IMEC / Fonds MCC
 
LL/111977 [Further details available]

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LL/111976
Frida Kahlo
Portrait of My Father
1951
Painting
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Courtesy of www.FridaKahlo.org
 
LL/111976 [Further details available]

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LL/115219
Sebastião Salgado
Mexico.
1980 (taken) 1990 (ca, print)
Silver print
7 x 10 3/4 in. (17.8 x 27.3 cm.) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
21 October 2021, Sale 2583, Lot: 301
 
LL/115219

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1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Contents - Themes & Fragments
1840-1860 - John L. Stephens: Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (1843)
1860-1880 - Dr. Augustus and Alice Le Plongeon: Archaeological research in Mexico (1870s)
1880-1900 - Alfred Percival Maudslay: Mexico: Chiapas: Palenque
Agricultural and pastoral - Landscape: Agricultural: Ploughing
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Transportation
Anthropology and ethnology - Carl Lumholtz: Mexico and the measurement of man (1890s)
Archaeology - Alfred Percival Maudslay: Mexico: Chiapas: Palenque
Archaeology - Archaeological excavations in progress
Archaeology - Désiré Charnay: Mexico: Uxmal
Archaeology - Dr. Augustus and Alice Le Plongeon: Archaeological research in Mexico (1870s)
Archaeology - Introduction to archaeological photography
Archaeology - John L. Stephens: Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (1843)
Art - Artists at work
Art - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Artists - Artists at work
Artists - Introduction to artists
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Backgrounds: Street photographers
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Occupations and roles
Characters and occupational types - Street vendors
Children - Children in twentieth century photography
Christian architecture - Christian architecture
Christianity - Christian architecture
Cityscapes - Urban - Ports, harbours and docks
Commercial catalogues - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Crime and punishment - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Exteriors
Dead - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Ephemera - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Evidence - Evidence
Evidence - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Expeditions and exploration - Alfred Percival Maudslay: Mexico: Chiapas: Palenque
Expeditions and exploration - Dr. Augustus and Alice Le Plongeon: Archaeological research in Mexico (1870s)
Expeditions and exploration - John L. Stephens: Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (1843)
Exteriors of photographic studios - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Family life - Markets
Fashion - Headwear
Fruits - Introduction to fruits
Genre studies - Markets
Geology - Volcanoes and volcanic eruptions
Guatemala - Eadweard Muybridge: The Pacific coast of Central America and Mexico; the Isthmus of Panama; Guatemala; and the cultivation and shipment of coffee
Landscape photography and historical issues - The interplay between history and landscape
Marine and maritime - Ports, harbours and docks
Marketing - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Marketing - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Mexican Revolution (1910-early 1920s) - Manuel Ramos: Mexican Revolution
Mexico - Alfred Percival Maudslay: Mexico: Chiapas: Palenque
Mexico - Carl Lumholtz: Mexico and the measurement of man (1890s)
Mexico - Désiré Charnay: Mexico: Uxmal
Mexico - Dr. Augustus and Alice Le Plongeon: Archaeological research in Mexico (1870s)
Mexico - E. Leroy: Quelques vues du Mexique - Album (1864-1867)
Mexico - Fotoscultura (Mexican folk art)
Mexico - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Mexico - Henri Cartier-Bresson: Mexico
Mexico - Introduction to photography in Mexico
Mexico - John L. Stephens: Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (1843)
Mexico - Kenneth Forbes: Snapshots taken in Mexico (1936)
Mexico - Manuel Ramos: Mexican Revolution
Mexico - Mexicans
Mexico - Paul Strand: Mexico
Mexico - Tina Modotti: Mexico
Narratives - Introduction to Fotonovelas
North and Central America - Eadweard Muybridge: The Pacific coast of Central America and Mexico; the Isthmus of Panama; Guatemala; and the cultivation and shipment of coffee
Occupational - Cabinet cards: Occupations and roles
Occupational - Street vendors
Occupations and roles - Cabinet cards: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Street vendors
Panama - Eadweard Muybridge: The Pacific coast of Central America and Mexico; the Isthmus of Panama; Guatemala; and the cultivation and shipment of coffee
Peoples of the world - Carl Lumholtz: Mexico and the measurement of man (1890s)
Peoples of the world - Mexicans
Photograph frames and easels - Fotoscultura (Mexican folk art)
Photographers - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photographers - Photographs of people taking photographs
Photographic studios - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Photography assimilated into popular culture - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photography assimilated into popular culture - Introduction to Fotonovelas
Photography assimilated into popular culture - Introduction to popular culture and photography
Railways - Introduction to the photography of railways
Religious architecture - Christian architecture
Royalty - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Royalty - François Aubert and others: The execution of Emperor Maximilian
Sailing ships - Ports, harbours and docks
Sea - Ports, harbours and docks
Sequences and series - Introduction to Fotonovelas
Shipping - Ports, harbours and docks
Snapshots - Kenneth Forbes: Snapshots taken in Mexico (1936)
Social life and meeting places - Markets
Street - Backgrounds: Street photographers
Street photographers - Backgrounds: Street photographers
Street photographers - Street photographers
Text and calligraphy - Text and calligraphy: Examples
Tipos - Introduction to "tipos"
Transportation - Albumen prints: Transportation
Transportation - Ports, harbours and docks
Travel - Eadweard Muybridge: The Pacific coast of Central America and Mexico; the Isthmus of Panama; Guatemala; and the cultivation and shipment of coffee
Travel - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Urban life - Markets
Volcanic eruptions - Volcanoes and volcanic eruptions
Water and waterfalls - Waterfalls
Water transportation - Ports, harbours and docks


 
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