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William Gates Collection of Posada Engravings

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 04

Scope and Contents

1888-1919.  51 individual broadsides.  Sixteen of these engravings bear the signature of Mexican satirical artist José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913).  The collection is sorted by thematic categories which include:  Games & Lotteries; Religion & Miracles; Disasters; Social Life & Customs; National Events; and Calaveras.  Most of the pieces date between 1898-1906.


  • 1898-1919
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1898-1906

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


53.00 Pieces

Arrangement Note

One Hollinger box with 51 folders.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

7001 Freret Street
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, 4th floor
Tulane University
New Orleans Louisiana 70118 US
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