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[Carta Blanca illustrated wall calendar].
BANC PIC 2019.102--AX
Collection Overview

Title:

[Carta Blanca illustrated wall calendar]

Creator/Contributor:

Carta Blanca, creator, publisher.

Creator/Contributor:

Muñoz López, Rafaél, artist.

Creator/Contributor:

Lito Juventud, printer.

Abstract:

Wall calendar for 1956 published by beer producer Carta Blanca, illustrated with images honoring various arts and craft industries of Mexico, including silverwork, textiles, fireworks, pottery, blacksmithing, hammock making, blown glass, sombrero making, woodworking, basket weaving, caning, etc. Illustration for January includes summary of Mexican industries and arts; descriptions of silverwork, huipiles, fireworks and ceramic pottery; and a biography of artist Rafaél Muñoz López, whose work illustrates each monthly spread of the calendar. All other monthly spreads illustrated with images of craftspeople at work.

Date:

1956 (issued)

Subject:

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Calendars -- Mexico -- Specimens
Art calendars -- Specimens
Handicraft -- Mexico -- Pictorial works
Artisans -- Mexico -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Each monthly spread includes image of Carta Blanca beer bottle.
Artist's signature in each image: Muñoz López.
Printer's statement beneath each image: Lito Juventud.
Carta Blanca illustrated wall calendar, BANC PIC 2019.082, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Howard Karno Books Inc. ; 2019.

Type:

graphic
Calendars-Mexico-1956.

Physical Description:

print
11 prints in 1 volume : calendar, color lithograph ; volume 26 x 36 folded, 52 x 36 open

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2019.102--AX

Origin:

California