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Alfred Saint-Ange Briquet 
Jacal en Tierra Calliente 
[Vistas Mexicanas] 
1880 (ca) 
  
Albumen print 
7.5 x 5 in (19 x 13 cm) 
  
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs 
 
LL/19960 
  
Titled on the mount "Vistas Mexicanas / Jacal en Tierra Calliente / Estado de Vera-Cruz".
 
From the land of the sombrero comes this period view of a traditional thatch hut ("Jacal") and agricultural laborers. Briquet, an émigré Frenchman, came to Mexico on a photographic commission and thereafter took up residence, producing extensive series of local views. 
 

 
  
 
  
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