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Glass negative (black and white); Anne Cary Maudslay sitting side saddle on a mule with an opened umbrella; wearing hat, blouse and skirt. She is at the clearing of an archaeological site in Quiriguá, looking at a standing stela, another two are at the far side of her; trees in the background.
Guatemala.
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Glass negative (black and white); Anne Cary Maudslay sitting side saddle on a mule with an opened umbrella; wearing hat, blouse and skirt. She is at the clearing of an archaeological site in Quiriguá, looking at a standing stela, another two are at the far side of her; trees in the background. Guatemala. Photographic process

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