Museo Nacional de la Fotografía

North of Mexico City

The excellent Museo Nacional de la Fotografía displays early imaging technology and stunning selections from the 1.5 million photos in the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) archives. The images – some by Europeans and Americans, many more by pioneering Mexican photojournalists like Nacho López and Agustín Victor Casasola – provide fascinating glimpses of Mexico from 1873 to the present.

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