[Wedding photograph of Luis and Nieves Colomo]

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Nieves Marquez and Luis Colomo on their wedding day. Nieves is wearing a wedding dress created by her two sisters, Carlota and Dorotea Marquez. Both Nieves and Luis are standing. Nieves is to the left of Luis. Luis is wearing a suit with no tie. Nieves was sixteen in the photograph and Luis was twenty-one years of age.

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b&w, 5" x 7 1/8"

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Creator: Unknown. September 19, 1917.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 100 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Nieves Marquez and Luis Colomo on their wedding day. Nieves is wearing a wedding dress created by her two sisters, Carlota and Dorotea Marquez. Both Nieves and Luis are standing. Nieves is to the left of Luis. Luis is wearing a suit with no tie. Nieves was sixteen in the photograph and Luis was twenty-one years of age.

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b&w, 5" x 7 1/8"

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. They include images of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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  • September 19, 1917

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  • September 19, 1917 - September 19, 1917

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 8:22 p.m.

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  • Oct. 12, 2009, 12:52 p.m.

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[Wedding photograph of Luis and Nieves Colomo], photograph, September 19, 1917; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39520/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.