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Mexico -- Pictorial works

Mexico: From Empire to Revolution

This new site is the first of a two-part project based on two consecutive exhibitions at the Getty Research Institute. This first installment features a collection of nineteenth-century photos that juxtaposes images of ruined ancient empires with images that chronicle France's failed attempt to construct an empire in Mexico in the 1860s. The 75 images are organized in three chronological...
Casasola Studio Photo Database

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has digitized hundreds of photographs from the studio of Agustin Victor Casasola, and it is truly a wonderful pastiche of images from the city's past. Casasola started his career taking photographs of the Mexican Revolution and he set up a photography studio in El Paso in 1921. For the next two decades Casasola took thousands of photos of people in their...