Category Archives: Mexico

THE AMERICAN INVASION OF 1914 THROUGH THE CAMERA OF PONCIANO FLORES PÉREZ

THE AMERICAN INVASION OF 1914 THROUGH THE CAMERA OF PONCIANO FLORES PÉREZ Mexican photographers began recording views of the US fleet, the “Yankee squadron in Veracruz” at the port since April 21. This action takes place in a context of civil war between the government of General Victoriano Huerta and the revolutionary armies, led by Venustiano Carranza, […]

23 Rare Color Photos of Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo

23 Rare Color Photos of Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón; July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was a Mexican artist who painted many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions […]

20 Amazing Vintage Chihuahua Photos

20 Amazing Vintage Chihuahua Photos

These vintage Chihuahua photos show a rare side of this modern day metropolis. The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The city was founded in 1709 by Spanish explorers. Miguel Hidalgo, considered the Father of the Country, was held prisoner in the Federal Palace of Chihuahua and executed in 1811 […]