National Geographic : 1934 Dec
Photograph trom beorge 1. Paul AN EXPERT HORSEWOMAN RECALLS GOLDEN DAYS OF MEXICO One of the remaining few who ride with the skill of their forbears, she wears a bright-colored "china poblana" skirt-woolen, heavily bespangled, and gay in reds and greens. Her blouse is richly embroidered, and around her throat hang several strings of brilliant beads. photograph byHugo brenme THE PEON'S HERO STOPS TOHEAR AHUMBLE PLEA At Cuautla is the statue-crowned tomb ofEmiliano Zapata, who ledthemarch of a ragged army on Mexico City in1910. The tempestuous political career of this cowboy-ranchman began with avow toreturn theland tothepeasants and ended by a bullet.