El henequén

Fernando Castro Pacheco1974

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

Mural painting entitled "El henequén" in the Palacio de Gobierno in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Painted by Fernando Castro Pacheco. It depicts the Maya slavery in the context of the production of henequen in the 19th Century in the Yucatan peninsula.


  • Title: El henequén
  • Creator: Fernando Castro Pacheco
  • Date Created: 1974
  • Location: Palacio de Gobierno, Merida, Mexico
  • Type: Mural painting
  • Contributor: BM

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