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figurine of Roque González Garza
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Roque González Garza, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 6 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6343

The standing figure is identified as Roque González Garza (Mexican president in 1915). He is wearing a large light green hat with a large brim. He has glasses, a mustache and a long brown beard. He has a green jacket and trousers, brown shoes, and a sword on his proper left hip. He stands on a green and black rectangular base with text that reads: Gral. Roque González Garza.