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Portuguese Gymnastic Congress' 18th anniversary ball dance card

Unknown1892-08-14

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Cover: geometric cutouts with blue background and gold dotting. In blue, arabesques in black, in golden, flower bouquets. Two other reserves with gold background and the inscriptions: "Program" and "XVIII Anniversary" and the date, in blue. Back cover: white background with gold stripes and the inscription: "First part Gymnastics by students", with the students' presentation in blue. The program has twenty-four dances, being: 7 waltz, 5 gang, 7 polka, 1 mazurka, 1 spearman, 2 schotisch and 1 gallop, in addition to the gymnastics' presentation and the name of the participant students; Female names written in pencil: Olympia & Amelia. At the bottom, inscription: "Printed at Guimarães Stationery Store, Fernando C. at 35 Ouvidor Street".

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  • Title: Portuguese Gymnastic Congress' 18th anniversary ball dance card
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1892-08-14
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: A 10.8 X L 13.2 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, print, priting ink

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