“A Nation Emerges” at Los Angeles Public Library

Tough broadsThe Getty and Edison International present a traveling exhibit entitled “A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed” at the Los Angeles Central Public Library from September 8 through June 3.

The exhibit features images chronicling the Mexican Revolution, which lasted from 1910–20, including postcards of the 1910 Fiesta del Centenario, photographs of the 1923 assassination of Pancho Villa, and this impressive shot at left of Mujeres listas para recivir a Rábago (Women ready to receive [General António] Rábago) by Walter H. Horne from 1911.

The exhibit is free at the Central Library (630 W. 5th St., 90071) during its regular hours which are below. For more information, call (213) 228-7500.

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday:
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday:
10 a.m. – 8p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Image courtesy of The Library Foundation of Los Angeles

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One Response to “A Nation Emerges” at Los Angeles Public Library

  1. Lori Nyx Lori Nyx says:

    This is supposed to be an epic exhibition. I’m hearing high praise. Look for the lady zapatistas!

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