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Barata de Calaveras (Skeletons On Sale), ca. 1900
Current Location:
Shelf 3D (PDC) -> Posada Print Collection Box 011
Location Notes:
PDC; Section 3; Shelf D; Posada Print Collection Box 011

Barata de Calaveras (Sale of Skulls)

circa 1900
Artworks - Height: 16 in Width: 11.75 in
The title, "Barata de Calaveras" means "Sale of Skulls". The image is broken into two parts, is in black and white with a border. The top part has the title and beneath it is two skeletons standing to the left with distressed women in dresses on their backs and to the right there are three skeletons in dresses watching them. There are crosses in the background. On either side there are small poems and beneath is more text. The second part of the image is four columns of text and above the first and last are individual skulls and beneath the second and third is an image of three skeletons talking.