Old Ladies — My Grandmother and her Sisters

Hilda (Tata)

Hilda (Tata)

Date: 2001
Location: Mexico City

Camera: Nikon F2
Lens: Nikkor 135mm f/2.8
Film: Fuji Astia 100

My great aunt Hilda (Tata), the most down-to-earth of the old ladies, and the best cook. Former seamstress and clothesmaker.

Ofelia and Alicia (Venus and Chita)

Ofelia and Alicia (Venus and Chita)

Date: 2001
Location: Mexico City

Camera: Nikon F2
Lens: Nikkor 135mm f/2.8
Film: Fuji Astia 100

My great aunt Ofelia (Venus) watches as my grandmother Alicia (Chita) tells a story.

Alicia and María Antonieta

Alicia and María Antonieta (Chita and Tony)

Date: 2001
Location: Mexico City

Camera: Rollei 35SE
Film: Ilford Delta 400

My grandmother Chita and my great aunt Tony.

Hilda and Luz María

Hilda and Luz María (Tata and Nela)

Date: 2002-08-31
Location: Mexico City

Camera: Rollei 35SE
Film: Kodak Tri-X 400

My great aunts Hilda and Luz María. Luz María died on June 8, 2003.