Files

Download

Download Full Text (605 KB)

Description

Illustrator: Jose Guadalupe Posada

Dona Eugenia, who is sick, undertakes a pilgrimage to the Virgin of San Juan de los Lagos. On the way there, demons cause her to become more and more angry at her promise to Our Lady, and she sinks into a rage of curses and blasphemies . With a clap of thunder, she is turned to stone! There seems to be some theological tension here between Old Testament ideas of God (Our unfortunate protagonist is compared to Lot's wife) and a more New Testament-ish concern with the compassion of God and the Holy Mother. In this case, Dona Eugenia remains a rock. An accompanying poem on verso restates the most pertinent points . But I still have questions. A wonderful signed Posada engraving is marred by printer's errors in the form of random black dots randomly occurring ...

Publication Date

1903

Publisher

lmprenta de Antonio Vanegas Arroyo

Keywords

Broadside, Mexico, Popular Devotion

Disciplines

Catholic Studies | Graphic Communications | Latin American Languages and Societies

lncreible suceso una mujer que se convierte en piedra relato traido de San Juan de los Lagos

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.