GRACIA DE LOS RETRATOS ANTIGUOS. Prólogo de Marte R. Gómez.
Place Published: México
Publisher: Ed. Mexicanas
Date Published: 1950
Condition: (water stained, on d.j spine edge and spine edge of book; folded edge of d.j. front tear along crease; o/w vg+).
Size: 24 cm
Book Id: 96239
b/w plates, ports., wrps., d.j
FIRST EDITION. Photographic as well as painted portraits. A posthumous 1950 book of Fernández Ledesma (b. Mexico 1888-1939) reproduces a collection of Mexican daguerreotypes y ambrotypes from the 19th century to illustrate his texts on photography of ther period. The original work was forgotten in a printer's shop until engineer Arturo Papi rescued and published it for the first time 10 years later. Includes the prologue of the 1st. edition by Marte R. Gomez along a presentation for the 2nd. edition for Aurrelio de los Reyes. Considered an important reference for early photography in Mexico