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Jean Charlot Collection: José Guadalupe Posada Prints

Artist Jean Charlot's extensive personal collection of prints and broadsides by Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada.

Links to pamphlet descriptions and images

In 1900 Maucci Brothers, a Spanish publisher, commissioned Posada to illustrate a series of pamphlets for children on the history of Mexico -Biblioteca del niño mexicano. Each pamphlet measures 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. and is approximately 16 pages. The cover illustrations are probably the only mechanically produced chromolithographs that Posada ever did.