1911 Halftone Print Chiclero Work Tree Gum Machete Harvest Cultivation XGQA5


This is an original 1911 black and white halftone print of "A Chiclero at Work." A Chiclero is an individual who extracts gum from wild or cultivated trees in Mexico. According to the caption, "the gatherer of the Chicle gum climbs the tree by a native rope device," carrying a machete to make incisions from which he collects the gum.


This 100+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 7.75 inches; 13 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Mexico, Rural, Agriculture