MEXICO A TRAVES DE LOS MAYO: PACO Y FAUSTINO MAYO. BIOGRAFÍA
Place Published: México
Publisher: Secretaría de Gobernación, AGN
Date Published: 2002
Book Id: 70595
b/w plates, ports., facs., chron., bibl., hem., ind., color fldg. pict. wrps.
Biographies of two of five Mayo brothers: Paco (Francisco) and Faustino, refugees from the Spanish Civil War, that documented Mexico from 1934 up to 1992 with their Leica 35 mm camera. Their 58 years work is now known as the Mayo photographic archives (6 million negatives) making it the best and largest photographic archive, not only in Mexico but in Latin America. The book includes black and white plates of Post Revolutionary Mexico, every day scenes and of famous Mexicans, such as Mario Moreno "Cantinflas", Diego Rivera, Maria Felix, etc. LIMITED EDITION OF 1,000.