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Film, Video Wash day in Mexico Title in Edison films catalog: Washday in Mexico

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Title

  • Wash day in Mexico

Other Title

  • Title in Edison films catalog: Washday in Mexico

Summary

  • "Mexican International R. R. Series: the interesting views catalogued below were photographed by our artists, while enjoying the special privileges extended to Mr. Edison's party. Under a broad and intelligent management, the Mexican International is increasing its tourist business every year. The pictures show what a quaint and wonderful foreign country lies at the very gateway of our southern frontier"--Edison films catalog.
  • "In front of each bare headed woman is a flat rock, used as a wash board. Stream of water near by. Naked Mexican child is playing in the foreground. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

Names

  • Blechynden, Frederick, camera
  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.

Headings

  • -  Laundry--Mexico--Durango (Durango)
  • -  City and town life--Mexico--Durango (Durango)
  • -  Laundresses--Mexico--Durango (Durango)

Genre

  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  13544 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13544.
  • -  Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1158) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 364-365; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 354; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 39 and 40 [MI].
  • -  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
  • -  Filmed ca. November or December, 1897, in Durango, Mexico.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4172 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9469 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1337 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 5191 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0082R (paper pos)
  • Box 5064J (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694328

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Wash day in Mexico. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694328/.

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Wash day in Mexico. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694328/.

MLA citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Wash day in Mexico. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694328/>.