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Lot 303: Maximo and Bartola, “Aztecs of Ancient Mexico.”
29 October 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Maximo and Bartola, “Aztecs of Ancient Mexico.” They were pinheads (Microcephalics) from San Salvador. [This is the disease currently caused by the Zeka virus.] There is an excellent discussion in Monsters of the Gilded Age, where Plate 31 is a cabinet card of this same image, but this is a CDV by Eisenmann.
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