New Book Presents 150 Images Captured by the First Female Photographer of Mexican Revolution


MEXICO CITY.- According to the census of 1910, there were 14 female photographers in Mexico; from them, we only conserve photographs captured by Sara Castrejon, from Guerrero, between 1908 and mid fifties. These images reflect social, economic and political situation during the first half of 20th century, as well as Revolution in Teloloapan, Guerrero. Anthropologist Samuel Villela affirms Sara Castrejon was the first woman to take pictures of the armed movement in Mexico. This is the theme of the book Sara Castrejon. Fotografa de la Revolucion, edited by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH-Conaculta) and recently presented at Centro de la Imagen by Rebeca Monroy, researcher at the Direction of Historical Studies (Direccion de