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Day of the Dead - El Dia de los Muertos

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View Posada's Calaveras

Original prints in the Boeckmann Center's Jose Guadalupe Posada Collection: Inquire at the Special Collection Reference Desk, Doheny Library, 2nd floor.

On the Web: Jose Guadalupe Posada Collection, Harry Ransom Center, Univ. of Texas, Austin.





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All Soul’s Day, or Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos (celebrated from Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

Calaveras (skeletons/skulls; and reference to Posada’s Day of the Dead broadsides)

Jose Guadalupe Posada (Notable Mexican graphic artist/printmaker of Calaveras broadsides)

Pan de Muerto (bread for the Day of the Dead)

Papel picado (decorative paper cutouts)

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