Nahua Woman, Original Mexican Calendar Art P601

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A striking oil portrait of a Nahua, a descendant of the once mighty and feared Aztec peoples. Rare original art for a Mexican calendar, 1940s-50s, their golden age. The Nahuas /ˈnɑwɑs/ are a group of indigenous peoples of Mexico. Their language of Uto-Aztecan affiliation is called Nahuatl and consists of many more dialects and variants, a number ...

Mexican Calendar Chromo 1930s: Couple with Wares at Market AP261

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In the Mexican calendar trade, chromos, short for chromolithographs, were the pictorial element of the calendar, the other two elements being the lower backing, the faldilla, to which was stapled the santoral, the date pad. A few were commissioned for important products and by major establishments but most were designed to be personalized for the ...