"Jacal en Tierra Calliente"
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 )
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.
Last updated January 17, 2018
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