Unidentified Site in Uruapan, Mexico [lantern slide]: pottery artists at work
Van Altena, Edward
1 lantern slide: col. ; 3.25 x 4 in
Mexico, Michoacán, Uruapan
The artists are painting lacquer, for which Uruapan is famous. The lacquer is made from tiny vegetable parasites which feed on the leaves of a brick red thistle, "Chicolote."
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "13."
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