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Quetzalcoatl [picture postcard]

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Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal
Subject:
Quetzalcoatl
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 color item, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Indians of Mexico Religion
Aztecs Religion and Mythology
Type:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1930
1940
Undated
Notes:
Maker unidentified.
Summary:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. Illustration of Quetzalcoatl wearing a headdress that resembles a bird, with a mask that includes a beak. He holds a serpent in one hand and an unidentified object in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "The quetzal feather snake / God of the wind." (Bourbon Codice, Lam. 22).
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Gods
Religion
Local number:
AC0200-0000007 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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