Carl Lumholtz, Tarahumare Ploughman. 1909


Lumholtz, Carl, 1851-1922

RARE Large silverprint photography 1909

49,5 cm x 38,5 cm

Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) page 133

A Record of Five Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; In the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco; and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan

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Tarahumare Ploughman

On the road, as we travelled on, we met many Tarahumares carrying on their backs trays (huacales) with apples, which they were taking to market. The price per tray was $2, and the apples were delicious.