La Calavera del Cólera Morbo.

The Cholera Calavera.

Broadside, engraving and etching on orange paper, 1910
16" x 12"
Signed: Posada

The snake-man and the surrounding skulls dramatically depict the terrible cholera epidemics that affected so many people in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A number of small separate blocks that were also used in other prints were combined to create this image.