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 Collection: The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
Abreu Troupe Practicing Stunts

Abreu Troupe Practicing Stunts

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu Troupe practicing in front of a barn. A man and a woman are in the motion of tossing a third member into the air when the photograph was taken. A man stands to the right, prepared to catch the third member.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a tall trapeze in front of a large pavilion. Many people fill the pavilion while the five members of the Abreu troupe perform.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Acrobats

Abreu Family Acrobats

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats and Sabino Gomez performing in the middle of a town square. Many people stand around the roped-off area between two buildings.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Circus Parade Unrolling Canvas

Circus Parade Unrolling Canvas

Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Circus workers are unrolling yards of canvas from the train, pictured left. The railroad station is crowded with onlookers watching the circus unload.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Ringling Brothers Parade

Ringling Brothers Parade

Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by several other wagons and vehicles along a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Potrait of the Sabino Family

Potrait of the Sabino Family

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and three members of the Gomez family. Sabino is pictured second to the right, wearing a round top hat, dark suit and bow tie. The other three men are also wearing suits and hat..
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Ringling Brothers Wagon

Ringling Brothers Wagon

Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by various vehicles along a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Ringling Brothers in Asheville, North Carolina

Ringling Brothers in Asheville, North Carolina

Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Many people line the left side of the street as a wagon train pulled by white horses with decorated harnesses. Several train cars are visible to the left of the photograph. The crowd consists of mostly men.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a stage situated between large storefronts at the Mendota Carnival. One member of the troupe is balancing two more members on his shoulders while a large crowd surrounds the stage.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Cuban Show Letterhead]

[Cuban Show Letterhead]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Paper letterhead for the Carpe Cubana Circus. The letterhead reads "Cuban Shows, V. Abreu, Mgr. Permanent Address: 302 Keller St. San Antonio, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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