Detail View: Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection: Mexico

File Name: 
wolff_mexico
Collection Name: 
Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection
Collection Description: 
The Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection consists of approximately 7,000 original photographs and 7,000 publications, largely from the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. As a whole, the collection traces the invention of photography, the scientific and technical components of its development, the history of photomechanical printing, vernacular photographic practices, and the medium's role in social and cultural documentation. The digitized portion of the collection focuses exclusively on private photographic albums ranging from cartes-de-visite albums to travel albums.
Work Type: 
photograph albums
Work Title: 
Mexico
Work Date: 
1936-05
Work Date Type: 
exhibition
Location Name: 
Mexico
Repository Location Name: 
University of Colorado Boulder Special Collections Department
Repository Location Type: 
corporate
Technique: 
gelatin silver prints
Technique Vocab: 
aat
Work Description: 
Hand decorated wrappers. Titled "Mexico, May". 1936. 30, mostly 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 photos (many Blue Toned). Nice street scenes. See Guardia Militar.
Image Title: 
Mexico