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Unidentified Site in Uruapan, Mexico [lantern slide]: pottery artists at work

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Colorist:
Van Altena, Edward
Physical description:
1 lantern slide: col. ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
Mexico, Michoacán, Uruapan
Mexico
Michoacán
Uruapan
Date:
1937
1937 Jan
Notes:
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."
Topic:
Artists
Men
Pottery
Local number:
MX006001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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