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Courtesy of UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library


[Portrait of Enrique Guillermo Antonio Mexia]


Content/DescriptionHalf length, oval portrait of bearded man in dress military uniform holding a saber and wearing a medal. Enrique Guillermo Antonio Mexia (1829-1896) fought in the war against the United States, on the liberal side in the War of the Reform 1857-1860, against the French invasion under Maximilian, and for Benito Juarez, as well as occupying himself with business and politics in his later years. Son of Jose Antonio Mexia and father of Inez Mexia.


Unknown, artist


[ca. 1860]

Contributing Institution:

UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library