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Canal de la Viga, City of Mexico.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Canal de la Viga, City of Mexico., 1899
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 9.3 x 17.77 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 11/16 x 7 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0269

Color photo. A canal flows around a bend to the horizon. Tall trees line either side of its banks, and small boats on its left bank. A man with a red shirt and sombrero steers a small boat down the canal with a long stick, and to his left is a hut.