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Levantáos de sus fosas, calaveras que aqu[í] se halla...

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 his daring deeds there. When he returns back to the world he commits another act of a libertine.
  • Propiedad de A. Vanegas Arroyo. Imprenta Calle de Santa Teresa núm. 1. México. Año de 1904.
  • For use of the main image in another broadside, see PGA - Vanegas, no. 105.
  • Bequest and gift; Caroline and Erwin Swann; 1977; (DLC/PP-1977:215.539).
  • Forms part of: Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature and cartoon (Library of Congress).
  • Popular Graphic Arts
Manilla, Manuel , artist
  • Don Juan (Legendary character)--1900-1910.
  • Fencing--1900-1910.
  • Cemeteries--Mexico--1900-1910.
  • Laughter--1900-1910.
  • Skeletons--1900-1910.
  • Broadsides--Mexican--1900-1910.
Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature and cartoon (Library of Congress)
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm), publisher
Rise from your graves, calaveras here one finds most of the libertines
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