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Plate 39: Asesinato del diputado Serapio Rendón por Victoriano Huerta, 22 de agosto de 1913 (from the portfolio Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana)

Plate 39: Asesinato del diputado Serapio Rendón por Victoriano Huerta, 22 de agosto de 1913 (from the portfolio Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana)

Translation:Plate 39: Assassination of Deputy Serapio Rendón by Victoriano Huerta, 22 August 1913 (from the portfolio Prints of the Mexican Revolution)
Artist: Fernando Castro Pacheco (Mexican, 1918 - 2013)
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: 2015.29.73
Description
Historical text from the accompanying booklet reads as: Por órdenes directas del entonces Secretario de Gobernación y compadre de Victoriano Huerta, doctor Aureliano Urrutia, fue asesinado el valeroso diputado Serapio Rendón. Las circunstancias que caracterizaron la muerte de Rendón motivaron protestas de todos los sectores sociales, aún de aquellos que tenían vínculos directos con el borracho Victoriano Huerta, a la sazón falso Presidente de la Republica. Alberto Morales Jimenez. Translation: On specific orders of the Secretary of the Interior and Victoriano Huerta's buddy Doctor Aureliano Urrutia, the courageous deputy Serapio Rendón was assassinated. The circumstances that characterized Rendón's death led to protests from all social ranks even from those who had direct links with the drunkard Victoriano Huerta the current false President of the Republic. Translated by Aída Wester, Intern 2017.
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