Elsa Rogo at Temple of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco
Aztec; cultural tourism; Xochicalco (Mexico); talud-tableros
Rogo, Elsa (Photographer, journalist , 1901 AD - 1996 AD); Hirsch, Stefan (American painter, 1899-1964)
Xochicalco, Guerrero, Mexico
Elsa Rogo sits at the stairs of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, at the Olmeca-Xicallanca site of Xochicalco near present day Cuernavaca, Mexico. Rogo and Hirsch were probably intrigued by the Temple's "talud-tablero" style, a typical feature of many Aztec and Mayan monumental forms. Many other photographs in the collection show details of the Temple's exterior. The photographer is probably Rogo's husband, Stefan Hirsch.
Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo Collection, Bard College Archives
photograph; b&w; 3.8x2.6 inches
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