LOT OF 16 ENGRAVING PLAQUES
Made in copper for stamps
Most of the plaques have been used on both sides. Only two of them have oil paintings on one of their faces. Some have religious images: St. Isidro Labrador, the Apparition of St. Micahel Archangel to Diego Lazarus on back; The Pity; St. Boniface; Our Lady of Tonatico; The Saviour of the World; Our Lady of mines; St. Geronimo; Our Lord of the Column; Our Lady of carmen; Mater Purissima; St. Francis of Assisi, among others.
Others include images meant for different uses: one titled, "El Patrón, el Chivo, y los Carneros" ("The Boss, the Goat, and the Cows"; a shield of the Facultad Médica de México, as well as “Progresos de la República Mexicana” (a caricature from 1829 published by the political pamphlet, El Toro).
Presents structural and conservation details.
Wear and rust
6 x 4.3" (15.5 x 11 cm) maximum dimensions
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