Pajama jacket, gun and bullet used by Getúlio Vargas

Raul Camiseiros (pajama); Colt (revolver)1954

Museu da República

Museu da República
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Silk pajama jacket worn by Getúlio Vargas on the occasion of his death, on August 24, 1954. On the upper left side, over the pocket, the initials "GV" are embroidered. Below, the hole and the bloodstain from the president's shot to his own chest. At the bottom of the image, the weapon used: the Colt revolver with a mother-of-pearl handle and its respective projectile.


  • Title: Pajama jacket, gun and bullet used by Getúlio Vargas
  • Creator: Raul Camiseiros (pajama); Colt (revolver)
  • Date Created: 1954
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (pijama); Connecticut, EUA (revólver)
  • Physical Dimensions: 77 x 63 cm
  • Material: Silk (pajama); Lead and mother of pearl (revolver)
  • Créditos da imagem: Instituto Cultural J. Safra/Rômulo Fialdini
  • Coleção: Getúlio Vargas

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