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Black woman with mantle, Recife, PE. Brazil

Augusto Stahlcirca 1860

Instituto Moreira Salles

Instituto Moreira Salles

A native of France, Theophile Auguste Stahl set about documenting the urban landscape of Pernambuco starting in 1853. In the early 1860s he would open a studio on Rua do Ouvidor, in Rio. In 1868 he documented the construction of Brazil’s second rail line, the Recife and S. Francisco Railway, as well as Emperor D. Pedro II’s visit to Recife the following year.

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  • Title: Black woman with mantle, Recife, PE. Brazil
  • Creator: Stahl, Augusto
  • Date: circa 1860
  • Location: Recife, Brazil
  • Physical Dimensions: w11,4 x h15,4 cm (primary support)
  • Provenance: Instituto Moreira Salles
  • Type: Photography
  • Rights: Gilberto Ferrez collection / Instituto Moreira Salles
  • External Link: http://www.ims.com.br
  • Medium: Albumen print

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