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The Special Collections and Institutional Archives departments create finding aids for the Getty Research Institute's archival and visual resource collections and for a few historical records of the J. Paul Getty Trust. A "finding aid" describes the scope and contents of a group of records and provides an inventory of materials within the records.

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Photographs, Original in subject [X]
Occupations -- Mexico in subject [X]
Mejía, Tomás, 1820-1867 -- Portraits in subject [X]
Napoleon, Emperor of the French, III, 1808-1873 -- Portraits in subject [X]
Cartes-de-visite -- Mexico -- 19th century in subject [X]
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Albumen prints -- Mexico -- 19th century (1)
Cartes-de-visite -- Mexico -- 19th century[X]
Desmaisons, Emilien, 1812-1880 (1)
Generals -- Mexico -- Portraits (1)
González Ortega, Jesús, 1822-1881 -- Portraits (1)
Indians of Mexico -- Portraits (1)
Mejía, Tomás, 1820-1867 -- Portraits[X]
Napoleon, Emperor of the French, III, 1808-1873 -- Portraits[X]
Occupations -- Mexico[X]
Photograph albums -- Mexico -- 19th century (1)
Photographs, Original[X]
Studio portraits -- Mexico -- 19th century (1)
Zaragoza, Ignacio, 1829-1862 -- Portraits (1)
1Creator/Collector:  Unidentified
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 Title:  Album of Mexican and French cartes-de-visite  
 Dates:  between 1861 and 1880 
 Abstract:  The album of cartes-de-visite by mostly unidentified photographers, assembled during the time of the French intervention in Mexico by an unknown person, contains photographs of Pre-Columbian related statuary; portraits of 19th-century Mexican presidents, military, and political figures; studio portraits of indigenous people, street vendors, and other professions; portraits of figures associated with the French in Mexico; portraits of Napoleon III and family; and portraits of the compiler's family and friends. 
 Number:  2000.R.25