Meadville, PA; New York, NY; Chicago, ILL; London, England: Keystone View Company, Circa 1930. Photograph. Numbers 62-100. 39 stereoviews depicting scenes such as Mayo Indian Spinning Wool for Blanket Weaving; Twisting Ixtli Fiber into Rope by Hand; Elaborately Carved Altar of Guadalupe, Church of Tepozotlan; A Temporary Festival Market in the Plaza de la Constitucion, Mexico City; Picturesque Old Indian Town of Taxco, Guerrero; A Quaint Old Street in the Port of Acapulco, Guerrero; A Fruit Market in Cordoba, Vera Cruz; Aztec Indian Women at the Public Well, Showing Loose Gowns Trimmed with Embroidery, Amatlan, Vera Cruz; Shipping Bales of Sisal Fiber from the Port of Progresso, Yucatan. Item #58591
The Keystone View Company was founded in 1892. By 1905 it was the leading stereoview producer in the world, and the company continued to operate until 1963. The images which Keystone produced were both educational and sentimental, and the staff photographers generally went uncredited.