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Miracles

Francisco Goldman

Mexico’s retablos or exvotos, painted on pieces of metal or wood, are offerings of gratitude...

Mexico’s retablos or exvotos, painted on pieces of metal or wood, are offerings of gratitude to a Catholic divinity, usually placed in a sanctuary shrine or altar, that condense a charged moment in somebody’s life, perhaps of anguish or even terror, usually into a simple image, a man lying face …


Francisco Goldman

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