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Book - Crossings: Photographs from the US-Mexico Border
Alex Webb
The border between the United States and Mexico is more than a theoretical partition that divides the two countries. Instead, it's more like a third country itself, a 'border-land' about 2000 miles long and some 10 miles wide; neither the U.S. nor Mexico. It's an entity with its own unique mixed customs, a blend of Mexican and American culture. These border towns are places of perpetual transience, of shifting worlds where the relationship between the two very different countries is continually blurred. "Crossings" is a book of images taken over a twenty-six year period that explores this borderland,...

Alex Webb 1978

MEXICO. Camargo. Tamaulipas. 1978. Inside nightclub.
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MEXICO. Matamoros, Tamaulipas. 1978. Nightclub.
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MEXICO. Juarez. Chihuahua. 1975.
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USA. Roma, Texas. 1978.
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USA. West Texas. 1975. Mexican Cleaning Swimming Pool. Illegal...
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MEXICO. Nuevo Progresso. 1978. Prostitutes.
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MEXICO. Juarez. 1978.
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MEXICO. Ciudad Camargo. 1978.
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USA. Texas. South Padre Island. 1978.
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MEXICO. Matamoros. 1978. Cemetary.
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MEXICO. Ciudad Acuna . 1978. Inside nightclub.
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Alex Webb 1992

USA. California, Border Field State Park. 1992. At the border...
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Alex Webb 1979

USA. San Ysidro, Ca. Mexican children playing with kite on the...
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MEXICO. Naco, Sonora (Border). 1979. Outside a nightclub.
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MEXICO. Playa de Tijuana. 1995. At the border fence.
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MEXICO. Tijuana. Shadows of Mexicans lined up to get border crossing...
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USA. California. San Ysidro. 1992. Potential border crosser resting...
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MEXICO. Tijuana, B.C. 1992. Mexicans hanging out around a hole...
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Tijuana, B.C. 1995. At the border fence waiting to cross.
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MEXICO. Tijuana, B.C. 1992. Waiting prior to trying to cross...
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USA. California. San Ysdiro. 1979. Waiting to travel north.
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Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Vendor at border fence.
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Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Night at the border fence.
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Outskirts of Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Maquilla worker housing being...
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USA. New Mexico. Antelope Wells. 1979. Vaquero resting and eating...
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Outskirts of Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Colonia Mariana Matamoros.
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Alex Webb 1999

MEXICO. Naco, Sonora. 1999. Child playing.
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Alex Webb 1997

USA. Texas. Near Los Indios. 1997.
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Outskirts of Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Colonia Mariana Matamoros.
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Nogales, Sonora. 1995.
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USA. Texas. Ysleta. 1982. Children playing.
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Outskirts of Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Colonia Mariana Matamoros.
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Nogales, Sonora. 1995. Families living in freight cars.
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Alex Webb 1982

USA. Texas. El Paso. 1982.
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MEXICO. Mexicali, B.C. 1995.
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Mexicali, B.C. 1995. Hanging out at International Point of Entry....
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Alex Webb 1979

USA. Texas. El Paso. 1979. Inside bus.
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Alex Webb 1996

MEXICO. Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. 1996.
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Alex Webb 1997

USA. Texas. Brownsville. 1997. Fiesta.
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Nogales, Sonora. 1995. Swap meet.
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MEXICO. Nogales, Sonora (Border). 1979.
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Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Zebra mule for tourists.
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Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Elvis velvet art.
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Alex Webb 2001

MEXICO. Agua Prieta, Sonora. 2001. Cleaning a cafe.
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Nogales, Sonora. 1995. Halloween in supermarket.
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Alex Webb 1997

MEXICO. Matamoros, Tamaulipas. 1997. Shriner parade.
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Tijuana, B.C. 1995. Tourist bar.
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Alex Webb 1999

MEXICO. Nogales, Sonora. 1999.
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