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Plate 10: Persecución del Partido Liberal por el régimen porfiriano (from the portfolio Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana)

Plate 10: Persecución del Partido Liberal por el régimen porfiriano (from the portfolio Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana)

Translation:Plate 10: Persecution of the Liberal Party by the Porfiriato Regime (from the portfolio Prints of the Mexican Revolution)
Artist: Alberto Beltrán (Mexican, 1923 - 2002)
Publisher: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican, founded 1937)
Date: printed 1947
Medium: linocut
Dimensions:
Image: 11 7/8 × 8 1/2 in. (30.2 × 21.6 cm)
Support: 15 5/8 × 10 5/8 in. (39.7 × 27 cm)
Classification: Graphic
Credit Line: Gift of the Don Pierce Estate, 2015
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2015.29.45
Description
Historical text from the accompanying booklet reads as: Ricardo y Enrique Flores Magón, Librado Rivera, Juan Sarabia, Lázaro Gutiérrez de Lara y otros muchos revolucionarios fundaron el Partido Liberal Mexicano con el elevado propósito de sustituir el régimen porfirista por formas de Gobierno más acordes con nuestra realidad nacional. Los dirigentes del Partido fueron tenaz y permanentemente perseguidos, incluso hasta en el extranjero, por los sicarios al servicio del llamando “Pacificador” de Tuxtepec. Alberto Morales Jimenez. Translation: Ricardo and Enrique Flores Magón, Librado Rivera, Juan Sarabia, Lázaro Gutiérrez de Lara, and many other insurgents founded the Partido Liberal Mexicano (Mexican Liberal Party) with the best intentions of superseding the Porfiriato regime with a government more appropriate to our national reality. Party leaders were relentlessly and continually persecuted, even abroad by the hired gun in the service of the so called El Pacificador de Tuxtepec (The Tuxtepec Peacemaker). Translated by Aída Wester, Intern 2017.
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