Composition in black and white. Lines defining outlines, shadings defining volume and scraped. It depicts Bumba-meu-boi. In the foreground, center, front man wearing the frame of the Bumba-meu-boi that is in profile to the right. Man wears northeastern hat and sandals and has his arms folded hands at face level. In the background, on the left, man standing, 3/4 facing right, wearing a suit and playing clarinet. To his on the left, a little further back, front woman with head back appearing to be singing.