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Title
Caricature of General Alvaro Obregon by Miguel Covarrubias, 1925
Date Created and/or Issued
September 23, 1925
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
20-year-old Miguel Covarrubias draws delightfully humorous sketches of prize-winning orators. Covarrubias drew most of the sketches at the luncheon at the Chamber of Commerce while the guests were eating. The sketches represent a few of the prominent luncheon guests.
Photograph appears with the article, "Mexican Artist Has Comic Vision - Visiting Youth Gifted in Caricature," Los Angeles Times, 24 Sep 1925: A2.
Text from newspaper caption: Gen. Alvaro Obregon
Handwritten on negative: Gen. Alvano Obregon
Text from negative sleeve: COVARRUBIAS, MIGUEL, SKETCHES
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_1740
ark:/21198/zz002dckzp
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Sketches
Caricatures
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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