40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Life in Mexico during the Early 20th Century

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. MexicoContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Life in Mexico during the Early 20th Century”

75 Vintage Photos of Life in 75 Vintage Photos of Life in Mexico during the 1950s during the 1950s

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. MexicoContinue reading “75 Vintage Photos of Life in 75 Vintage Photos of Life in Mexico during the 1950s during the 1950s”

21 Vintage Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life in Mexico City

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her 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 of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, andContinue reading “21 Vintage Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life in Mexico City”

22 Amazing Photos of Mexico During the 1950s and 1960s

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. MexicoContinue reading “22 Amazing Photos of Mexico During the 1950s and 1960s”

Amazing Photographs Showing Everyday Life in Mexico in 1902

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. MexicoContinue reading “Amazing Photographs Showing Everyday Life in Mexico in 1902”

What Frida Wore: See Frida Kahlo’s Hidden Wardrobe, Locked Away for 50 Years

Frida Kahlo’s clothes are like Frida herself: colorful, powerful, filled with passion. Seeing them immediately evokes the richness of her paintings, while poignantly offering an insight into her life. When Mexican artist Frida Kahlo passed away in 1954, her husband, fellow artist Diego Rivera, anguished by her death, sealed her clothes in the bathroom ofContinue reading “What Frida Wore: See Frida Kahlo’s Hidden Wardrobe, Locked Away for 50 Years”

Five Shots of a Woman Braving the Streets of Mexico City, 1950

A women being watched and harassed in Mexico City, Mexico in 1950. There are 5 pictures of her being watched by men everywhere she went. (Note: She has been identified as Mexican movie and television actress Maty Huitrón.)

Pancho Villa Expedition: 25 Rare and Amazing Photos From the 1916 Mexican Border Campaign

At 2:30 on 9 March 1916, several hundred troops under the command of Francisco “Pancho” Villa crossed the border separating the United States and Mexico and attacked the small Army garrison at Columbus, New Mexico. The raid was a surprise to the still sleeping men of the 13th Cavalry, who were responsible for patrolling theContinue reading “Pancho Villa Expedition: 25 Rare and Amazing Photos From the 1916 Mexican Border Campaign”

30 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Mexico During the Early 20th Century

Agustín Víctor Casasola (1874-1928), others cite: (1874-1938) was a Mexican photographer and partial founder of the Mexican Association of Press Photographers. Casasola began his career as a typographer for the newspaper El Imparcial, eventually moving to reporter then on to photographer in the early 1900s. He became a photographer in 1894. By 1911 Casasola wasContinue reading “30 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Mexico During the Early 20th Century”