• Woman In Canoe. Photograph from collection of Cruces y Campa Mexican Occupationals “cartes-de-visites” series, 1862–1877.

Woman in Canoe

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • A woman poses in a canoe for a studio portrait. Antioco Cruces and Luis Campa photographed “cartes-de-visites” of Mexican “tipos” or “occupationals” by creating elaborate scenes in their studio. These photographs were often realistic, but perpetuated stereotypes of Mexican workers.
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  • Cultural Studies
  • Literature
  • History
  • Regional Studies
  • Native American Studies
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  • 1862
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