Album Del Ferro-Carril Mexicano. Veracruz.
Chromolithograph, image 240 x 350mm. 9½ x 13¾".
Aerial view of the city of Veracruz, a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico. Plate to the 'Album del ferrocarril mexicano' [Album of the Mexican Railroad] (1877), which celebrated the landscape of Mexico as the country was being transformed by the advent of rail transportation. Casimiro Castro (1826 - 1889) was a Mexican lithographer, draftsman and painter, considered one of the great Mexican lithographers and landscape artists of the 19th century. His works hold both historic and artistic value in Mexico today, and are in the collections of Mexican museums. The versatile artist also created designs for facades and shop interiors, posters, landscapes and even fashion designs. Numbered 'Lam. 1.' upper right.
[Ref: 9764] £360.00