The Benson Latin American Collection

Lawrence Jones Postcard Collection, c.1900

Descriptive Summary

Creator Jones, Lawrence
Title Lawrence Jones Postcard Collection
Dates: c.1900
Abstract 71 photographic postcards of Mexico c.1900, and 6 stereographs from South America.
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 71 postcards and 6 stereographs
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

71 photographic postcards of Mexico c.1900, and 6 stereographs from South America. The postcards are described in various subject categories; the stereographs are listed individually.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

The Lawrence Jones Postcard Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings:
Mexico--Description and travel--Pictorial works
South America--Description and travel--Pictorial works
Document Types

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Lawrence Jones Postcard Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory


Postcards are described below according to subject. The number of postcards of each subject is listed in brackets.
1 Chapultepec castillo y bosque
Cuban church: Guanajay, Pinar del Río
Durango, Mexico
Greeting cards
Benito Juárez
Maximilian's carriage
Mexico - assorted scenes: Amecameca, Cuernavaca, Matamoros, Orizaba, Puebla, and Zacatecas
Mexico - cemeteries
Mexico - churches
Mexico, D.F.
Mexico - indígena rural scenes
Mexico - Palacio Nacional
Navajo weaver
Tampico, Tamaulipas
Villa de Guadalupe-Hidalgo, D.F.


1 1. Chapultepec castle
2. Chile, rural scene: ox teams/drivers
3. Ecuador, Falls of Agoyán
4. Panama Canal Zone - first battleship to transit canal
5. Uruguay - Montevideo: Plaza Independencia
6.Venezuela - Maracaibo: street scene