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[A woman wearing black dress.]

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 183-?
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents 97-82
Blacks -- Peru -- 1800-1899
Costume -- Peru
Women -- Clothing & dress -- Peru
Content : A description in French is on the page opposite each mounted drawing.

Content : Bound in contemporary green binding with embossed and gilded title.

Content : Costume of Spanish women, mulattoes, and native Peruvians or Peruvians of mixed Indian and European ancestry (cholo)in Lima. Includes Spanish women wearing mantillas, dressed for the evening, reclining in a hammock smoking a cigar with a man sitting on the far end of the hammock, and on horseback; a mulatto smoking a cigar and wearing jasmine in her hair, a mulatto couple (he smoking) dancing; cholo or Indian wearing multi-colored poncho; chola or Indian wearing black apron in commemoration of Atahualpa, the Inca king; chola or Indian in traditional garb leading llama carrying firewood.

Content : Cover title.

Content : One of the laid-in drawings is inscribed in pencil on verso: Carmen Gutierres.

Content: Twelve watercolor drawings 10 of which are mounted in album, 2 laid in.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13391849
UUID: 2fcc2150-c605-012f-4ffd-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 183: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "[A woman wearing black dress.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 183-?. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1f2a6f5-f3df-4f40-e040-e00a18066bef

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George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "[A woman wearing black dress.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1f2a6f5-f3df-4f40-e040-e00a18066bef

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George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (183-?). [A woman wearing black dress.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1f2a6f5-f3df-4f40-e040-e00a18066bef

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[A woman wearing black dress.]