This collection contains photographs of
various people and landscapes of Mexico taken by Hugo Brehme, a German-born photographer
that moved to Mexico in 1905.
Hugo Brehme was a German photographer, considered to be one of the founders of Mexican
pictorialist photography. After traveling to Mexico in 1905, he began photographing the
Mexican Revolution, and after the Revolution turned to capturing the Mexican landscape and
its people. He created tourist postcards for a living using his photographs, and published
several photograph collections that became internationally known in the 1920s and 1930s.
0.50 Linear Feet
(2 photograph albums)
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Processed by Carlota Ramirez, 2017.