Carpe Cubana Ringmaster and Family

Carpe Cubana Ringmaster and Family

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Edwardo Sanchez, the ringmaster of Carpe Cubana circus, standing between two vehicles with Don Vejelio, Mr. and Mrs. Abreu, and Sr. Agilera. Edwardo stands to the left of Federica Abreu. The group of people are wearing long overcoats and hats.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Portrait of Baby Celia]

[Portrait of Baby Celia]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of baby Celia, sent to Federica Abreu. Celia is seated on an embroidered quilt. She is wearing a bonnet with lace trim and large flowers attached to each side. The bonnet is tied in a bow underneath her chin. The dress she is wearing is white and short-sleeved, with matching lace trim. She also wears socks and white shoes.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Portrait of Carmen Calvo]

[Portrait of Carmen Calvo]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of Carmen Calvo, addressed to Federica and Virgilio Abreu. Carmen is standing and facing left, with her right arm tucked behind her. The photograph is embroidered with blue, cream, and pink stitches in the form of a dress.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the landscape of Cerro de Guadalupe. The postcard depicts two houses in front of a small hillside. The houses are small, one-story made of wooden slats. The closest house features a front porch and fence. A road runs to the right of both houses and toward the base of the hill. Several people are standing outside of the second house. A hand-written inscription reads "Cerro de Guadalupe H. Zuacuaro Mich. No 2." On the back, a letter is inscribed from Federica Abreu to Victoria, dated February 12.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Palm Spring's Desert Lilly]

[Palm Spring's Desert Lilly]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the desert lily from Palm Springs, California. A letter written in Spanish from Victoria to Federica Abreu is written on the opposite side.
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
[Observation Point at the Pecos Rover Canyon]

[Observation Point at the Pecos Rover Canyon]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of an observation point at the Pecos River Canyon. The photograph depicts a concrete road dividing the mountain in the foreground from the rest stop. The rest stop features a brick awning topped with large leaves and a gravel floor. A car is parking outside of the awning. Below, the canyon is visible, as well as a large train trestle stretching across two mountains. An inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Observation Point - Pecos River Canyon U.S. 90 Between Del Rio and Langtry, Texas. A letter is written in Spanish on the back, from Alfredo to Federica Abreu.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Coderra Family Portrait]

[Coderra Family Portrait]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of siblings Rosa, Eduardo, and Hortensia Coderra. The children are standing in a row, facing forward with their arms to their sides. The two girls, on the left and right of Eduardo, wear matching white dresses with polka-dot trim and large hair bows. Eduardo wears a long sleeve shirt with a large sailor's collar and two rows of button running down it. The shirt is secured with a belt. He also wears a cap on his head, and lace-up boots. A letter is inscribed on the back from Hortencia B. Coderra, addressed to Federica Abreu, in New York City.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Portrait of Federica Abreu and Grandson

Portrait of Federica Abreu and Grandson

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Federica Abreu with his grandson Alfredo. Federica is seated to the right of Alfredo, wearing a short-sleeved polka-dotted dress. Alfredo leans in towards his grandmother, looking up at her. He wears a white short-sleeved shirt with a pen in his pocket, white belt and white pants.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Abreu Family Portrait

Abreu Family Portrait

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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