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William Niven’s Mexico (1890-1910): Photograph as Document and Memorial

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
1:15 pm
Miami University Art Museum

William Niven (1850-1927) was a mineralogist, mining engineer and pioneer archaeologist as well as an accomplished glass plate photographer. His unique images document his explorations as well as everyday life in western Mexico during a time of political upheaval.

Robert Wicks
Robert Wicks
Director, Miami University Art Museum