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Plate 29: Francisco I. Madero, candidato popular (from the portfolio Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana)

Plate 29: Francisco I. Madero, candidato popular (from the portfolio Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana)

Translation:Plate 29: Francisco I. Madero, the People's Candidate (from the portfolio Prints of the Mexican Revolution)
Artist: Jules Heller (American, 1919 - 2008)
Publisher: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican, founded 1937)
Date: printed 1947
Medium: linocut
Classification: Graphic
Credit Line: Gift of the Don Pierce Estate, 2015
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Object number: 2015.29.64
Description
Historical text from the accompanying booklet reads as: Francisco I. Madero recorre el país para hacer del conocimiento popular su programa de Gobierno. Como candidato a la Presidencia de la Republica capta todas las necesidades y todos los problemas de México. A fines de 1911, como resultado de una votación libre y espontánea, asume la Primera Magistratura del país. El Licenciado José María Pino Suárez es electo Vicepresidente de la Republica. Bajo el Gobierno maderista, las libertades son una grandiosa realidad. Alberto Morales Jimenez. Translation: Francisco I. Madero travels through the country to inform the people of his governmental agenda. As a candidate for President of the Republic he understands Mexico's needs and problems. In late 1911, as a result of a free and spontaneous election he takes over the country's presidency. The lawyer José María Pino Suárez is elected to vice-president. Under Madero's government freedom and human rights are an inspiring reality. Translated by Aída Wester, Intern 2017.
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