Entrance exam by Federico García Lorca


Andalusian Archives

Andalusian Archives

Documentary witness of the stay in our city of Federico García Lorca in his childhood is this test of access to study high school in the General and Technical Institute of Almería. The document is composed of a short dictation exercise taken from El Quijote. It belongs to Chapter XIII, where the story of shepherd Marcela is ended, which is about the subject of the desperate shepherd, a common place in the traditional ballads, the genre that will encourage Lorca's poetry. Followed by a mathematical division operation with the subsequent multiplication of the dividend and the divisor and ends with the signature of the author on September 21, 1908. General and Technical Institute.


  • Title: Entrance exam by Federico García Lorca
  • Date Created: 1908-09-21
  • Location: Almería (Spain)
  • Physical Dimensions: 31 x 21 cm
  • Type: Text document
  • Medium: Paper
  • Signature: 45319-02
  • Origin: Archivo Histórico Provincial de Almería

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