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  Partner: Witte Museum
 Collection: The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection
[Abreu Troupe Performing a Stunt]

[Abreu Troupe Performing a Stunt]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a stunt in front of a wooden structure. To the left of the photograph, a woman balances on the shoulders of a man. On the right of the photograph, two men stand several feet away from the couple with their arms outstretched. A boy is in midair between the two groups, appearing to have jumped from the woman's shoulders and preparing to land in the men's arms.
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.
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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 Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a basket toss. Two men join arms to throw a third man into the air. The third man is performing a somersault in mid-air, while two other men reach out to catch him. The troupe is practicing in front of a wooden structure.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Abreu Troupe practicing a stunt for their circus act. A man and woman on the left side of the postcard extend their arms as they throw a third man into the arms of another performer. The man being thrown is in mid-air between the couple and the performer to the right, prepared to catch him.
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Adolph Family On Christmas Morning

Adolph Family On Christmas Morning

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Adolph children, Victoria Abreu's grandchildren, on Christmas morning. Both of the boys are sitting on the hearth facing away from the camera, leaning into the fireplace and wearing one piece pajamas with built-in feet. Two stockings hang above the fireplace and have the two children's names, Billy and Alan, written across them. A chalkboard with the words "Merry Christmas the Adolphs" lies on the back of a chair.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Adolph's Christmas Card

Adolph's Christmas Card

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of baby Adolph wearing a shirt-sleeved sweater. The portrait is taken from the waist up. The smiling baby facing left. The photograph is encased in a Christmas card with a green cover and back. The cover reads "Merry Christmas" in silver lettering, and features a small drawing of a pine tree.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Amelia and Angela in Costume]

[Amelia and Angela in Costume]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Angela Cardenas and Amelia, dressed in performance costumes for the Carpe Cubana circus. Angela stands on the right wearing a yellow dress with a large yellow hat. Amelia holds hands with Angela, facing left and wearing a pink dress with purple trim.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Atardecer Lake]

[Atardecer Lake]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of Patzcuaro Lake, also known as Atardecer Lake in Guadalajara, Mexico. The photograph is cast in relief from the setting sun disappearing behind a line of mountains that stretch across the photograph. Several clouds filter sunlight onto to the lake in an irregular pattern. A dock is just visible to the right of the photograph, slightly below where the mountain line meets the lake waters. A hand-written inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Atardecer Lago de Patzcuaro No. 19. A letter to Federica Abreu is addressed on the back.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of aerialists performing a trick on stage for a large crowd of onlookers. One aerialist balances on a large ball on top of another man's shoulders. Two other performers stand behind the balancing act.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum