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Portuguese Gymnastic Club's 48th anniversary's ball dance card

Unknown1916-10-31

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Dance card on light background. The cover features a medallion in relief on the center, with the figure of a woman in profile holding a flower. Surrounding, decoration of white flowers in high relief. Printed in blue: "1868 - R.S.- 1916 / Portuguese Gymnastic Club 48th Anniversary" and the date. It has 4 pages, the first page has the inscription: "Distribution of medals and diplomas / Championship of weighs and dumbbells ... / Gold medal and diploma / Mr. Jayme Martins Ferreira (champion) / Silver medals / Sr, Agenor Moreira Sampaio (lightweight champion) / João Souza Dias (very lightweight champion) / Bronze medals / Mr. Antonio Santos (2nd lightweight) / Mr. Armando Freitas (2nd slightest) / Partners Benemeritos / Mr. Manoel Moreira (... ) / Alexandre da Silva Azevedo (...)". On the central pages, the program that has decoration of blue friezes, with twenty-one dances, being: 4 waltzes, 6 one steps, 5 polkas, 4 tangos and 2 ragtimes; Filled with female names written by pencil: ... de Souza, Saphira, Esmeralda and an illegible name. Registration: Concert ... HE Srs A. Grisoli, and F. Rocha; Distributions of medals and diplomas. White pencil with inscription "Carvalhaes & C °", attached to the card with a cream colored cord.

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  • Title: Portuguese Gymnastic Club's 48th anniversary's ball dance card
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1916-10-31
  • Location Created: Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: A 13.1 X L 15.3 cm (aberto)
  • Provenance: On the card, the lady or gentleman wrote down the names of each partner with whom she or he would dance throughout the night next to the name of the dance and the songs programmed for the dance. Attached to the card, there was always a pencil hanging from a cord or band that were tied to the wrist.
  • Type: Dance card
  • Photographer: Luke Garcia
  • Rights: GOVERNO DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO / SECRETARIA DE ESTADO DE CULTURA / FUNDAÇÃO ANITA MANTUANO DE ARTES DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO – FUNARJ / CASA DA MARQUESA DE SANTOS - MUSEU DA MODA BRASILEIRA
  • Medium: Paper, cotton, wood, print

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