The Art, At The Museum Of The Revolution

Metal Sculpture Outside On Wall
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On the wall just to the left of the entrance to the prison proper was this small sculpture of a face made from folded and formed sheet bronze. There was no credit for the artist anywhere.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:29:48 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1438
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Room Full Of Parade Figures
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Figures for use in parades and religious processions were on display in one of the prison rooms. They were added later and partially obscured the drawings and words on the walls that described history.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:36:27 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1454
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Tour Guide Danced
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The tour guide put on one of the heads and demonstrated how someone wearing that head would dance during the parade.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:37:10 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1458
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Flower Hat On Pale Skinned Face
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One of the faces on the figures wore artificial flowers as a hat. The face itself was painted a pale flesh color.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:38:01 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1459
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Old Man's Face With Hat Of Ribbons
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Here was an old man's face with a high buttoned collar, a stern expression, and a hat of ribbons.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:41:13 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1466
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Fake Skull On A String
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A skull made from something light (either painted Styrofoam or paper maché) was hung by a stout string from the ceiling.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:43:24 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1476
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Woman With Gray Highlights Wore Beads
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A fiercely serious woman figure had white highlights in her hair, and wore gray beads with a pink blouse.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:44:04 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1480
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A Crab Fashioned From Stuffed Fabric
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A couple of crabs, one large and the other small were displayed on a net. The large one had one red eye and was leaking stuffing from one of its leg joints. The display was labeled with a sign that read, "El Punche de Oro," which means, "The Golden Punch." This display used to be in the former Museum of Myths and Legends.


Museum Of The Revolution   •  In downtown León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 10 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 16:44:25 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1482
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