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    La calavera del editor popular Antonio Vanegas Arroyo 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 40 x 30 cm (sheet) | Broadside shows the skeleton of publisher Antonio Vanegas Arroyo dressed in a bowler hat, dark glasses and a suit and sporting a long beard and mustache, standing in his print shop. Small skeletons work at aspects of publishing at his feet: printing, engraving,...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1917
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    San Judas Tadeo 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief cuts, with text in letterpress ; 40.4 x 30.5 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, shows full-length figure of San Judas Tadeo (Saint Jude) with a church in the background. Two images, one of the Holy Child of Atocha and one of Saint Jude Tadeo, appear on the verso with text describing two miracles: the...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1905
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    Gran bola de garbanceras--que por ser muy pretenciosas, se volveran calaveras repodridas y apestosas 1 print on yellow ground wood paper : relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 40.3 x 29.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, shows skeletons purchasing such items as candles and sugar skulls for the Day of the Dead celebration. A female skeleton carrying a skull and a male skeleton carrying a basket face each other lower left and lower right. The text,...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm)
    • Date: 1890
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    Levantáos de sus fosas, calaveras que aqu[í] se halla el mayor de los troneras 1 print on green ground wood paper : relief cuts and relief etchings, with text in letterpress ; 40.1 x 29.8 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows fencing calaveras, laughing calaveras, small calaveras, a shrouded calavera, as well as others pulling a man into a grave. The narrator, Don Juan Tenorio, boasts and asks the keyholder to open the door to the underworld. He recounts...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Manilla, Manuel
    • Date: 1904
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    Legítimos versos de Lino Zamora traidos del Real de Zacatecas 1 print on pink ground wood paper : relief cut and relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30.1 x 19.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a banderillero (person who wounds a bull with decorated spikes during a bullfight) challenging a bull on recto, and spectators at a bullfight on the verso. The verse conveys the death of Lino Zamora (a banderillero) by a...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1911
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    Juego de la oca 1 print on yellow ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 40 cm. (sheet). | Gameboard shows 63 numbered spaces, or "casillas," each illustrated with people, birds, animals, and objects, arranged in a spiral toward the center. The four corners, outside the game, show scenes of children playing outdoors. Instructions for playing the game are in the center...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
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    Suicidio causado por envenenamiento y celos de dos señoritas en el bosque de Chapultepec á inmediacio nes del castillo 1 print on pale green ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 29.7 x 20.2 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, on recto, shows full-length figure of a man pointing left toward the first word of the title, "suicidio." The text tells the story of the suicide poisoning of two young girls in Chapultepec Park. The girls, who were friends, killed themselves...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
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    Ayes de dolor profundo que da un huérfano afligido que a sus padres ha perdido y queda solo en el mundo 1 print on yellow ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30.2 x 19.7 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows grief-stricken boy leaning against coffin. The text conveys the lamentations of a young man, who in losing his parents, finds himself in an orphanage. A second text in verse on the verso is titled "Maternal love."
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1909
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    Los sangrientos sucesos en la ciudad de Puebla, la muerte del jefe de policía Miguel Cabrera 1 print on pale blue ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30.3 x 20.1 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows bust portrait of Chief of Police Miguel Cabrera juxtaposed with a scene showing a shootout involving a woman and several uniformed men in a compound. The text conveys the pre-revolutionary altercation in the city of Puebla, describing the exchange of...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910
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    La última nota, triste canción 1 print on salmon ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30.2 x 40.2 cm. (sheet). | Broadside, uncut, shows a swooning man, glass in hand. The verse conveys a sad man's laments about a hopeless love. This song is maudlin, but the print conveys heartfelt sadness. The hapless lover delicately holds a tiny glass of what might be poison...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
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    [Gran calavera eléctrica] 1 print on white fabric : relief etching ; 21.4 x 34 cm. (sheet). | Print shows large skeleton hypnotizing a group of skulls and a sitting skeleton; an electric street car, with skeletons as passengers, is in the background.
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1900
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    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
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    Nuevas coplas del Chún-Chín-Chán! El charamusquero 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 29.8 x 19.8 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows male and female performers lined up on a stage. The text consists of three songs: "The candy twist dance" which is in nonsense verse, "The polichinela" written also in nonsense verse, and "The stars" which declares someone's love.
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
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    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
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    La arranquera, esto si que es grande apuro ya no se consigue un duro 1 print on salmon ground wood paper : relief cut and relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 29.6 x 39.3 cm. (sheet). | Uncut broadside shows gentleman seated beside writing desk and smaller male figures. The text conveys the problems of scarcity of money and of poverty--hunger--and lists the different foods that one could eat if there were money to buy them as...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1913
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    Pleito de la suegra con su yerno 1 print on green ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 19.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows an angry woman about to crack a man's skull with a chair. The room is in disarray with objects scattered around. A woman peers behind a door on left. The text concerns a dialog between the mother-in-law and the man. Both...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1912
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    Señora, su conejito ya no le gusta el zacate, solo quiere chocolate. Qué animal tan picudito! 1 print on pale olive green ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows two women looking at a rabbit on a table. The ballad conveys, by means of metaphor, disdain of the upper class for living a life of luxury, represented by their attire and their diet. There is an additional ballad...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Manilla, Manuel
    • Date: 1909
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    Calavera del drenaje. El mérito día de finados todos los que se restiraron por causa del drenaje 1 print on red ground wood paper : relief cuts and relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 40.5 x 29.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a large skull and crossbones; several small skeletons and small skulls in between the text and also used as borders. The text includes 16 calaveras in verse on the recto and on the verso. The verse calaveras name...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
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    La calavera del cólera morbo 1 print on gold ground wood paper : relief etching and metal cut, with text in letterpress ; 40.1 x 29.9 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a man with the body of a snake in the center of a group of skulls, representing the disease cholera, his arms are outstretched and tongue out. Flying insects surround him. The skulls that surround him are depicted...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910
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    Verdaderos versos de Macario Romero 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 30 x 20.2 cm. (sheet). | Broadside includes portrait of military leader Macario Romero on horseback and Indians wearing feathered headdresses in the background. The text tells of the murder of Romero by his girlfriend's father and speaks about his valor. Romero fought against the government of President Sebastián...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1912
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    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
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    Nuestra Señora de San Juan de los Lagos que se venera en el estado de Jalisco 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 40.4 x 30 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a statue of Our Lady of Saint John of the Lakes. There are two cherubs above the image holding a scroll with Latin writing which reads "Immaculate mother pray for us." This image of Our Lady has her wearing a triangular...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910
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    La entrada a Ciudad Juárez canción popular. Al heroico Aquiles Serdán 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief etching, and half tone relief, with text in letterpress ; 29.8 x 20 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows bust portrait of Aquiles Serdán as well as masthead illustration. The broadside text, on recto, is two songs: one conveying the entrance of Maderistas--supporters of Francisco Madero--into Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, and the defeat of Porfirio Díaz. The...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1911
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    Terrible y verdadera noticia del espantoso ejemplar ocurrido con Norberta Reyes, que cerca de la ciudad de Zamora 1 print on pale blue ground wood paper : relief cut, with text in letterpress ; 30.2 x 20.2 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows a woman with a knife stabbing her elderly father as her dead mother lies in the background. The text conveys the tale of Norberta Reyes, whose parents could not control her. She runs away with a man to return a...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1890
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    Verdadero retrato del Señor del Santuario de Otatitlán 1 print on natural ground wood paper : relief etching, with text in letterpress ; 40.5 x 30.1 cm. (sheet). | Broadside shows the crucified Christ flanked by the Virgin and St. John. The text on the verso tells of a miracle bestowed on Ricardo Martinez upon his execution for being a non-Catholic and a brutal bandit. His life is spared--the fired bullets do...
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1910