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Castrejón (Sara) Photographs of Mexican Revolutionaries
BANC PIC 2017.027--PIC  
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Includes individual and group portraits of Mexican revolutionaries posing with rifles, bandoliers, sombreros, etc., some standing, others on horseback.
Castrejón (1888-1962) was reputedly the first woman to photograph the Mexican Revolution. Born in Teloloapan, Guerrero; studied photography in Mexico City, possibly at the Escuela de Artes y Oficios de Mujeres; established a studio in Teloloapan at the beginning of the Mexican Revolution.
26 photographs in 1 box : gelatin silver prints ; sheets 13 x 18 cm or smaller (chiefly postcard format)
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