Mexico, 1895 A Vernacular Album
Anonymous Snapshots of a Steamer Voyage Down the West Coast of Mexico
by John Nichols
About the Book
In 1895 an anonymous photographer traveled down the West Coast of Mexico on vacation. Many photographs were taken and mounted to stiff backing with captions. The photos could be sorted in any order. This book places them in the geographical order of the trip.
John Nichols opened the John Nichols Gallery.com in 1984 in downtown Santa Paula, California. The gallery specializes in vintage, vernacular and contemporary photography. John is one of the founders of the Ag Art Alliance, a member of the Ag Futures Alliance and the Art Acquisition Committee of the Santa Paula Art Museum. He is a cookie judge at the Ventura County Fair and a stage manager at the Monterey Jazz Festival. His book on the St. Francis Dam Disaster was published in 2002. In addition to gallery exhibits he has also designed and curated numerous exhibits for museums around Ventura County.