[Portrait of Abelardo Saenz]

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Photograph of Abelardo Saenz, the main dancer for Carpe Cubana Circus. Abelardo wears a long-sleeve collared shirt with the two top buttons unbuttoned, a tie and cummerbund. The sleeves of the shirt are very broad, and gather into cuffs around Abelardo's wrists.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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This photograph 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 50 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Abelardo Saenz, the main dancer for Carpe Cubana Circus. Abelardo wears a long-sleeve collared shirt with the two top buttons unbuttoned, a tie and cummerbund. The sleeves of the shirt are very broad, and gather into cuffs around Abelardo's wrists.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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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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[Portrait of Abelardo Saenz], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200964/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Witte Museum.