[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

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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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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Witte Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 20 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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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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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection

Photos documenting Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

Rescuing Texas History, 2011

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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200963/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Witte Museum.