*A Little Piece of Mexico

The Postcards of Guillermo Kahlo and His Contemporaries
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Join San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia  for the opening event for the exhibit A Little Piece of Mexico. Of all the postcards of all the countries, Mexican postcards are unique.  Mexico in the early 1900s was pretty much unknown territory, rich in a diversity of people, customs and ethnic dresses and a place of conflicts and wars, generals and traitors, beautiful women and dangerous men, stunning landscapes and architecture - and home to many photographers.  This exhibit explores Mexico from the turn of the last century through post cards.  It features the work of international photographers Guillermo Kahlo (German),  Abel Briquet (France), F. Leon (Oaxaca); Caecilie Seler (Germany), CB Waite (US), Felix Miret (Mexico) and many others. Related exhibit: A Little Piece of Mexico: Postcards of Guillermo Kahlo and His Contemporaries, Main Library, Jewett Gallery, September 14 - December 29, 2014.Sponsored by Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs of San Francisco State University.

Este evento es parte de ¡Viva! una celebración del Mes de la Herencia Latino/Hispana de la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco.

*Patrocinado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco.

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