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En Homenaje a la Memoria del Genial Grabador Mexicano José Guadalupe Posada: la Exposición de su obra en el Palacio de Bellas Artes, 1943

 File — Oversize-folder: 2

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

The collection contains a total of 506 items printed by Antonio Vanegas Arroyo's press. Among the items are half-sheet and full-sheet broadsides, chapbooks, and games. A majority of the prints were by José Guadalupe Posada, and possibly a few by Manuel Alfonso Manilla, his precursor and mentor. Themes in the collection include: Mexican popular culture, Calaveras, local disasters, supernatural acts, crimes, suicides, moral lessons, social critique, political caricatures, corridos, religious miracles, the Virgen de Guadalupe, and images of daily life and customs in Mexico. The collection also includes two posters about Posada and his work: a signed linocut by Leopoldo Méndez titled Homenaje a José Guadalupe Posada and a poster promoting a 1943 exhibition of José Guadalupe Posada's work published by Talleres Gráficos de México.


  • 1943

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.


From the Collection: 7.79 Linear Feet (7 boxes and 2 oversize folders) : 506 prints

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Spanish; Castilian


Publisher: Talleres Gráficos de México.


Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States