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Summary Information.

Title
Photograph album
Creator
Ripley, H. L.
Date Created and/or Issued
1888 October 3-1889 January 12
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection
H. L. Ripley papers
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Album from a recreational trip through Mexico on horseback by a group of United States military officers and a Mexican guide. The group traveled from Fort Ringgold, Texas to Laredo and then to Mexico City. The photographs document the expedition as well as people, villages, schools, churches, ranches, shops, and other aspects of everyday life in Mexico. Contains 132 albumen prints, each measuring 4.5 x 7.5 inches and mounted on heavy album boards. Many photos are described in an inventory in the accompanying journal.
Condition: Album was professionally recased preserving the original morocco (goatskin) binding.
Type
image
Format
1 album
Form/Genre
albums
photographs
albumen prints
Extent
78 pages
Identifier
ark:/86086/n22v2j68
curivsc_ms020_002_002
Language
English
eng
Subject
Travel
Horses
Armed Forces--Officers
Place
Mexico
Mexican-American Border Region
Source
MS 020
Location
Box 2, Volume 2

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