Beatriz Amparan Gutierrez and Carmelo Gutierrez
Beatriz Amparan Gutierrez y Carmelo Gutierrez

Beatriz Amparan Gutierrez and Carmelo Gutierrez

The photograph shows Beatriz Amparan Gutierrez and Carmelo Gutierrez on their wedding day. The bride wears a beautiful wedding dress with a long train. The veil is decorated with lace and fixed with a little crown. The picture was taken by the Casasola Photograph Studio in 1949. Alfonso Casasola, a member of a famous family of Mexican photographers, came to El Paso in the 1920s after several years in the Mexican consular service. He established the Casasola Studio (also known by its Spanish name, Estudio Casasola) at 511 S. El Paso Street and was active in many civic organizations. He died on February 17, 1948 at the age of 59, but his wife, Emma Flores Casasola, continued the studio for many years.

Area: Central / Downtown

Collection: Casasola Photograph Collection

Source: University of Texas at El Paso Library - Special Collections Department

Reference ID: PH041-08-00042

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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