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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 ...

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lmprenta de Antonio Vanegas Arroyo


Broadside, Mexico, Popular Devotion


Catholic Studies | Graphic Communications | Latin American Languages and Societies


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



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