1910 Print Mexico City Poor Grass Mat Homeless Shelter ORIGINAL HISTORIC PM2


This is an original 1910 halftone print of the homeless people of Mexico City sleeping in a lodge. The caption writes, "Mesones of the capital of Mexico, where sleep every night some 20,000 of the poor." It cost the people 3 centavos for a grass mat and a place to lay down.


This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 9.25 inches; 15 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Children, Families, Mexico