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As in the 1895 edition, Reau Campbell seeks to be modern, stating that all illustrations were engraved from photos and not redrawn. However, he does not mention that many were engraved from original drawings. With Campbell on his March 1894 fact-finding/photographic trip to Mexico was New Brunswick, NJ artist J Morgan Macom. Several of Macom's signed paintings are found in both the 1895 and 1909 editions. While Campbell does do an outstanding job of describing Mexico and its scenery, he was not forthright in crediting his contributing staff. For example, see pg 26, 28 and the Titan illustration-- JM Macom's signature is visible. In other paintings/drawings, Macom's name was cut out during the engraving process. Obviously the bull-fight section is engraved from drawings, although whose is not clear. In a letter to the New Brunswick Times dated March 14, 1895, Macom described his trip with Campbell. The reverse of the letter contains a drawing of the 6-mule carriages in which the group sometimes rode. This illustration is found in the 1895 edition, but replaced by a photo in the 1909 edition. Now I personally wonder who else worked uncredited on this book. Granted it is a thorough tour book, but it took a team of photographers, artists, and writers to complete.