"Jacal en Tierra Calliente"

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Vintage albumen print of a Mexican genre scene by Abel Briquet ca. 1880. Dimensions 7.5 x 5 inches (19x13 cm). Titled on the mount "Vistas Mexicanas / Jacal en Tierra Calliente / Estado de Vera-Cruz".   Price: $450.   ( Inventory# ha40 )

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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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Last updated September 8, 2017

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