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This colorized photographic postcard features a Mexican man working with pottery. He holds a vase above the brick oven with a long tool. Completed pieces are on the left side of the kiln. Large vases are in the foreground. Printed text is at the bottom left and back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Mexico, Pottery, Men, Decoration and ornament--Mexico, Potters, Artisans, Kilns, Furnaces
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"Postcard: Native Potters of Tonala, Mexico" (2021). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 854.
Native Potters of Tonala, Mexico The "Horno", or firing kiln used in connection with the production of the famous Greta ware of Tonala, Mexico. This process results in a highly glazed surface retaining all the brilliancy of the colors in the original decoration.