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[A woman wearing black dress.]

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Questionable)
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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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2fcc2150-c605-012f-4ffd-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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[A woman wearing black dress.]