Díez y seis pasquines sobre Santa Anna y su época. Coleccionados por Horacio Quiñones.
A collection of 16 ‘pasquinades’, or, anonymous poetic lampoons posted publicly and compiled by Horacio Quinones, a journalist connected with the Mexico City periodical ‘Buro de Investigación Política’. A number of the pieces make mention of the ‘Yankee’ occupation army, which would date their composition to the period immediately after the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848, while others appear to have been written and posted prior to and during the hostilities themselves. Although the forces of the United States and their aggressive motivations are satirized, the more savage criticism is reserved for Mexican politicians and generals, including Santa Anna, whose pomposity and vanity, as symbolized in the cult surrounding his artificial leg, receives particularly baroque mockery.
17 leaves, 32 cm.