Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La aurora del nuevo día en los campos de Belem--pastorela en un acto 1 item (chapbook) on natural ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 14.9 x 9.9 cm. (sheet). | Chapbook cover shows a scene from a one-act Christmas shepherd's play: four shepherds--two women and two men--stand together, with a town in the background and the Star of Bethlehem above. The script concerns a "good versus evil" storyline involving the shepherds, with...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Los chascos de un licenciado 1 item (chapbook) on natural ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 15.4 x 10.5 cm. (sheet). | Chapbook cover shows scene from a play: a room in which one man is chasing another with a club and a third man is on the floor with arms raised. The script tells of the misunderstandings between a lawyer and his butler...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1918
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Reyistas y Corralistas. Nuevo corrido de actualidad 1 print on pale olive green ground wood paper : relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 19.8 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows full-length figure of a man playing guitar, as well as masthead illustration. The script of the ballad centers around the heated campaign for a suppossedly free and democratic presidential and vice-presidential election in 1910. The players involved include General...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1909
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La vida de un soldado 1 print on orange ground wood paper : relief cuts and relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, shows a revolutionary soldier with hands above head holding on to an object, perhaps part of a rifle. This ballad conveys the sentiment of a soldier fighting in the Mexican Revolution in which he tells of being...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Canción del rosal 1 print on green ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 29.8 x 20.1 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows bust-length figure of a girl, landscape in the distance and a small ribbon-like imprint the reads "Correo mayor imprenta Guerrero num 101." There are four songs on this broadside: "The song of the rose bush," "Costeño's daughter," "The drunkard" and "Seven...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1924
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    El panteón de los huelguistas 1 print on tan ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 40.6 x 29.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a man, arms crossed, standing before a pile of skulls. The text mentions the frustration of all the strikes that have occurred following the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. It points to the inconveniences people have endured because of these strikes....
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La calavera de Don Juan Tenorio 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief cuts and relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 40.1 x 30 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a graveyard in which two skeletons are fencing each other, while another lies on the ground dead, and a fourth peeks from behind a tombstone. There are two small skulls, a small bird creature, and a small angel...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Manilla, Manuel - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1909
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La norteña; Los sucesos de la huelga 1 print on brown ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 23 x 33.7 cm. (sheet). | Sheet consists of two broadsides (número 2 on left and número 1 on right) of the penny press "Edición especial." Número 2 has a small masthead illustration of a man and woman sitting next to each other as well as an image of...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1909
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Letra arreglada al popular walls [i.e. vals] Alejandra 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30.1 x 19.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a full-length figure of a woman wearing a shawl and hands on her hips. The accompanying text is a love song that uses the garden of Eden as its metaphor. Another song titled "Modern song dedicated to beautiful Uruapam" speaks of...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1916
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Los sustos del valedor 1 item (chapbook) on natural ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 15.2 x 10.3 cm. (sheet). | Chapbook cover shows a scene from a play: two men stand on either side of a woman onstage. The man on the left is in an official's uniform and the man on the right is in a suit and top hat. The...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    El pagare o sea la mujer chismosa de la vecindad 1 print on pale blue ground wood paper : relief cuts and relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20.3 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, shows a full-length female figure, wearing a shawl, hands on her hips. The accompanying text is a song about a woman who gossips about her husband. It tells that once an IOU is paid out that...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1913
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    El fin del mundo es ya cierto todos serán calaveras; adiós todos los vivientes, ahora sí fue de deveras 1 print on purple ground wood paper : relief cuts and relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 40.1 x 29.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, recto, shows skeletons in pandemonium because of cataclysmic natural events around them. There are also three small skeletons heading the text. The text, a calavera in verse (epitaph), predicts an apocalypse as the year 1899 ends. The verso shows...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1899
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    El entierro de Zapata 1 print on pink ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30.2 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, shows full-length portrait of Emiliano Zapata holding a rifle. Zapata was the most influential revolutionary hero from southern Mexico. He disagreed with Madero's vague policy of land redistribution. Various skirmishes occurred around Cuernavaca due to the confusion suffered by revolutionaries...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1914
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gran calavera eléctrica, que se les va a regalar, calavera muy fachosa de pura electricidad 1 print on brown ground wood paper : relief cuts; 40.2 x 30.6 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows large skeleton hypnotizing a group of skulls and a sitting skeleton; an electric car with skeletons riding in it is in the background. Also on recto are a small dog and a skull and crossbones wearing a cap. The recto text is a calavera in verse...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1907
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Saludo y felicitación al Señor D. Francisco I. Madero al tomar posesión de la presidencia de la República Mexicana 1 print on green, white, red tissue paper : halftone relief, with text in letterpress ; 25 x 35.5 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows small bust portrait of a mustachioed man--perhaps Madero--upper center and soldiers and military band on parade below the verses. The text, in rhyme, conveys the virtues of Madero's triumph over threatening natural forces--a metaphor for the Mexican social upheaval during...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Viva Pascual Orozco valiente luchador y fiel amante de rasgar la careta del tirano 1 print on tan ground wood paper : halftone relief, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, has a full-length photographic image of Pascual Orozco facing forward. He is a soldier with a rifle at his side. The text, in verse, speaks of Orozco as a true patriot. Orozco was central to Francisco Madero's revolt in the...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Invitación 1 print on blue wove paper : halftone relief, with text in letterpress ; 23.5 x 17.2 cm. (sheet). | Invitation shows two images: miniature catrina calavera, and five figures overlooking a town. The text, written as a ballad, invites people to a Posada exhibition.
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1943
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    El amor de madre, no hay cosa como la madre en la vida transitoria; que la tierra le sea leve y dios la lleve a su gloria 1 print on brown ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, has an image of a mother kneeling with a dog at her side which she appears to be keeping from her child as he plays on the floor. The text, in verse, pays homage to the love and tenderness given...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1908
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Calaveras de coyotes y meseras 1 print on purple ground wood paper : halftone relief, with text in letterpress ; 29.7 x 40 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a cat, with a skull for a face, standing on its hind legs holding two skulls. Additional skulls are scattered on the ground beside it. People run away in fear in the background. The text, in calavera verse, conveys how waitresses...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1919
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La inundación de Guanajuato y su causa verdadera 1 print on brown ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, has image of people struggling in flood waters, with town and mountainside in background. The text refers to the flood in Guanajuato, which occurred on Friday, June 30, 1905, and killed more than a hundred people. Flood waters continued the...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Los celos del negro con D. Folias 1 item (chapbook) on natural ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 15.1 x 10.3 cm. (sheet). | Chapbook cover shows scene from a play: a man with a gun stoops before a black man who is wearing a sombrero and holding a knife. A policeman runs towards both of them. The script concerns the murders of a black woman...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Calaveras del montón, número 2 1 print on green ground wood paper : relief etchings and relief cuts, with text in letterpress ; 40.5 x 29.5 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows the skeleton of a drunken peon wearing a sombrero, serape, and sandals, holding a bottle of Aguardiente de Parras--a reference to Madero's family's maguey plantation and distillery operation. The distinctive mustache and beard further identify the calavera as...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Wilson no quiere guerra en México 1 item (newspaper) on natural ground wood paper : relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 60.1 x 40.4 cm. (sheet). | Newspaper page, on recto, shows an image of a demon, a skeleton, and a huge black bird hovering above a woman, Liberty, who is lying down on the ground, covering her eyes with her arm. The text on the recto conveys the...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1919
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Viva la república! Viva el Cura Hidalgo! Una página de gloria 1 print on tan ground wood paper : relief cuts, with text in letterpress ; 59.8 x 40.4 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows bust portrait of Father Miguel Hidalgo in an oval medallion at center of sheet. Text surrounds the image in a square, celebrating Mexican Independence. On the verso are two images of Mexican soldiers on horseback. The upper image is titled, "Los...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Esta es de Don Quijote la primera, la sin par la gigante calavera 1 print on tan ground wood paper : relief etchings and relief cuts, with text in letterpress ; 60 x 40.5 cm. (sheet). | Broadside depicting a calavera of Don Quixote riding an equally skeletal horse. He charges other skeletons with his lance. They are trampled, flee in fear and fly into the air. A second image below that of Don Quixote shows calaveras...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Manilla, Manuel - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910