15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The red catrin

This photo was taken during Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) festivities in the streets of Oaxaca City. Many people, locals and tourists, were disguised as catrines. La Catrina or The Elegant Skull is the icon of the Mexican Día de Muertos.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Oaxaca, Mexico
Copyright: © Claudia Maldonado