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Wash Day in Mexico

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: In front of each bare headed woman is a flat rock, used as a wash board. Stream of water near by. Naked Mexican child is playing in the foreground. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Mexican International R. R. Series" (Edison films catalog): The interesting views catalogued below were photographed by our artists, while enjoying the special privileges extended to Mr. Edison's party. Under a broad and intelligent management, the Mexican International is increasing its tourist business every year. The pictures show what a quaint and wonderful foreign country lies at the very gateway of our southern frontier (p. 39). OTHER TITLES Title in Edison films catalog: Washday in Mexico CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13544. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Filmed ca. November or December, 1897, in Durango, Mexico. SUBJECTS Laundry--Mexico--Durango (Durango) City and town life--Mexico--Durango (Durango) Laundresses--Mexico--Durango (Durango) Children--Mexico--Durango (Durango) Tourism--Mexico--Durango (Durango) Durango (Durango, Mexico) Actuality RELATED NAMES Blechynden, Frederick, camera. White, James H. (James Henry), production. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.1158
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