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José Guadalupe Posada

 
 
José Guadalupe Posada Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 2, 2015
1. José Guadalupe Posada Marker
Inscription.
La Delegación Cuauhtémoc
Recuerda y rinde Homenaje al Artista y Grabador Mexicano
José Guadalupe Posada
1852-1913
en el Centenario Luctuoso de su muerte

English translation:
The Cuautémoc Delegation
Remembers and gives tribute to the Mexican Artist and Printer
José Guadalupe Posada
1852-1913
on the 100th anniversary of his death

 
Erected 2013 by Alejandro Fernández Ramírez, Jefe Delegacional en Cuauhtémoc 2012-2015.
 
Location. 19° 26.975′ N, 99° 8.088′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Touch for map. The monument and marker are in the Santiago Jardin (Santiago´s Garden) directly west of the Cuitláhuac traffic circle. Marker is at or near this postal address: Paseo de la Reforma Norte 604, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Hahnemann (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tecpan throughout time (within shouting distance of this marker); Vicente Riva Palacio (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cuitlahuac (about 150 meters away); Architectonic puzzle: The façade of Tecpan
José Guadalupe Posada Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 2, 2015
2. José Guadalupe Posada Marker
Bust by sculptor Fernando Villegas.
(about 210 meters away); Friar Bernardino Sahagún (about 210 meters away); The Small Area of Tlatelolco (about 240 meters away); Church of Santiago (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
La Calavera Catrina, Guadalupe Posada's most famous print image. Click for full size.
By José Guadalupe Posada
3. La Calavera Catrina, Guadalupe Posada's most famous print
Originally intended as a satire on Mexican society, this and other similar images by Guadalupe Posada are currently heavily associated with the Day of the Dead celebrations held annually on and around November 1 in Mexico. The image is included faintly on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on January 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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