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Photograph Album Of Mexico - 1904-1905 by  Charles B. And Anonymous Waite

Photograph Album Of Mexico - 1904-1905

by Charles B. And Anonymous Waite

11" x 16" brown flexible pebbled leather boards containing 234 black and white photographs ranging in size from 2" x 2 3/4" to 5" x 8," glued directly to thick paper stock. The large photographs were taken by Charles Waite. Waite was a California photographer who worked briefly in El Paso, Texas, before moving to Mexico in 1896. He opened a studio in Mexico City that remained in business until he left the country in 1913. His works were published in books, travel magazines, and on post cards. He also worked for several Mexican newspapers, and he documented United States scientific expeditions in Mexico. The images often included scenic Mexican images and the country's native residents. The album records a railway tour of Mexico during 1904-1905. The journey begins at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, then a wedding in Monterrey and then travel via railway for Mexico to include Irapuato, Querétaro, Guanajuato, Ciudad de México, Amecameca, Puebla, Atlixco, Oaxaca, Mitla ruins,Veracruz. Some locations are unidentified. Family and personal photos, images of Mexican street life, the country's architecture, the country’s varied landscapes, themes relating to class and gender, a bullfight, locals, etc. Twenty-four photographs were taken in 1901-1905 by photographer C. B. Waite. The others are undated and unattributed. Waite's photos are toned silver gelatin prints measuring 5" x 8" and signed and titled in the negative. His photographs include: 744 1/2 Catacombs of Guanajuato. Mex. Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 14, 1904; 720 Irapuato. Mex. Stawberry Station. Mex. Cen. RY. Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada 1 Dic. 14, 1904; 82 Mexican Girls making drawn work Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 1, 1904. C.B. Waite Photo; Public letter writer, Mexico. Waite Photo; 151 Court of Hotel Iturbide City of Mexico Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 14, 1904. C.B. Waite Photo; 14 The Zocalo City of Mexico Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 1, 1904. C.B. Waite Photo; 133 Music in the Alameda City of Mexico Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 1, 1904. C.B. Waite Photo; 185 Selling Flowers at Market near Cathedral City of Mexico Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 1, 1904. C.B. Waite Photo; 274 Collosal head in Mexican Museum. Waite Photo; 501; 507; 530; 537 - 4 photos of Mazzantini Bull Fight City of Mexico Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 14, 1904; 177 From the Café to Chapultepe. México. Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 1, 1904. C.B. Waite Photo; 1789 Bathing and washing in Mexico Waite Photo; 2132 Gathering and Pulque in Mexico.Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada En. 2 1905. C.B. Waite Photo; 1322 Popocatepetl an Amecameca Waite Photo.Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 26, 1904; 1310 Birdseye View of Puebla México Waite Photo.Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 26, 1904; 1318 View of the Pyramid of Atlixco Waite Photo.Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 26, 1904; 639 Church in Oaxaca. Mexico. Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 14 1904; Big Tree of Tule full height Waite Photo; 650 Room of the Mosaics. Mitla Ruins Waite Photo.Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 14 1904; 1402 The news Harbor Veracruz Mexico. Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada Dic. 26 1904; and 1862 Coffee and Bananas Rincon Grande Orizaba Waite Photo. Es propiedad asegurada En. 2 1905. All photos in album are near fine with only a couple appearing to be a bit out of focus. Covers rubbed and worn with leather missing to bottom corner edge of front cover. 1" split to head and 4" split to foot of spine gutter. Very good. A wonderful collection of early 20th century Mexico.

Inventory Number: 46022

$4,750.00