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figurine of Francisco I. Madero
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Francisco I. Madero, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6346

The standing figure is identified as Francisco I. Madero (Mexican president 1911-1913). He has a curling brown mustache and goatee. He is wearing a black top hat, a black tuxedo with tails, a black vest and a white shirt. He also wears a red, white, and green sash across his chest. He stands on a black and green base with text on the front that reads: lie. Francisco i Madero.