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Artwork for Literacy in Mexico
man teaching two boys from a book

Artwork for Literacy in Mexico is a collection of over 4400 line art images designed for use in preparing literature for the indigenous peoples of Mexico. You can search for images by topic using any graphics management program that recognizes keywords embedded in the image files. Windows Explorer in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, Windows Live Photo Gallery, Irfanview, or Zoner Photo Studio are a few examples of compatible programs.


Download any or all of the image sets below, and unzip them into a single folder. A sub-folder of your normal Pictures folder is a convenient place to store the drawings for later searches.


This collection was updated in July of 2012.

Animals 1 → 300 dpi (7.3 MB) | 600 dpi (19 MB)

Animals 2 → 300 dpi (8.2 MB) | 600 dpi (22 MB)

Birds → 300 dpi (4.6 MB) | 600 dpi (12 MB)

Insects → 300 dpi (1 MB) | 600 dpi (3 MB)

People, general → 300 dpi (8.9 MB) | 600 dpi (23 MB)

People, men → 300 dpi (11 MB) | 600 dpi (30 MB)

People, women → 300 dpi (5.6 MB) | 600 dpi (15 MB)

Objects 1 → 300 dpi (7.2 MB) | 600 dpi (19 MB)

Objects 2 → 300 dpi (5.9 MB) | 600 dpi (16 MB)

Objects 3 → 300 dpi (7.4 MB) | 600 dpi (19 MB)

Objects 4 → 300 dpi (7.7 MB) | 600 dpi (20 MB)

Stories 1 → 300 dpi (8.6 MB) | 600 dpi (23 MB)

Stories 2 → 300 dpi (7.4 MB) | 600 dpi (19 MB)

Series → 300 dpi (5.6 MB) | 600 dpi (15 MB)



Creative Commons License

Suggested attribution:
Images from the “Arte para la Alfabetización en México” project, © 2012 by Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/.