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figurine of Abelardo L. Rodríguez
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Abelardo L. Rodríguez, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 6 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6340

The standing figure is identified as Abelardo L. Rodríguez (Mexican president 1932-1934). He has short grey hair, parted on the proper left side. He is wearing a black jacket and trousers. He has a white vest with black buttons and a red, white, and green sash across his chest. His shoes are black. He is on a green and black rectangular base. The text on the front of the base reads: Abelardo L. Rodríguez.