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Abreu Troupe Practicing Stunts

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a tall trapeze in front of a large pavilion. Many people fill the pavilion while the five members of the Abreu troupe perform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Acrobats

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats and Sabino Gomez performing in the middle of a town square. Many people stand around the roped-off area between two buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Circus Parade Unrolling Canvas

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Circus workers are unrolling yards of canvas from the train, pictured left. The railroad station is crowded with onlookers watching the circus unload.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Parade

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by several other wagons and vehicles along a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Potrait of the Sabino Family

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and three members of the Gomez family. Sabino is pictured second to the right, wearing a round top hat, dark suit and bow tie. The other three men are also wearing suits and hat..
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers Wagon

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. A wagon pulled by six horses is followed by various vehicles along a wide river. Onlookers watch as circus members perform for the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Ringling Brothers in Asheville, North Carolina

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers Parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Many people line the left side of the street as a wagon train pulled by white horses with decorated harnesses. Several train cars are visible to the left of the photograph. The crowd consists of mostly men.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Cuban Show Letterhead]

Description: Paper letterhead for the Carpe Cubana Circus. The letterhead reads "Cuban Shows, V. Abreu, Mgr. Permanent Address: 302 Keller St. San Antonio, Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Carpe Cubana Tent]

Description: Photograph of a Carpe Cubana circus tent. The large tent is set up in a wooded area. Several people are visible sitting inside the tent.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Clowns of the Carpe Cubana Circus]

Description: Photograph of two clowns at the Carpe Cubana Circus. The clown on the left is dressed in over-sized clothing and a striped bow tie. He has a fake mustache on his upper lip, and his face is painted. His eyes are closed as he points toward the clown on the left, who is wearing the same costume.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Cuban Show]

Description: Photograph of the Carpe Cubana circus headquarters. Several people stand in front of the metal buildings. Debris and piles of raw materials are strewn across the front of the buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Carpe Cubana Wire Walker]

Description: Photograph of a Carpe Cubana wire walker. The man is balancing with his arms stretched outward with a look of intense concentration on his face. He is wearing a white shirt and pants, with a dark-colored tie around his neck and matching cummerbund.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Circus Performers in Costume

Description: Photograph of three men, a woman and a young boy in circus uniform. The men are wearing decorative suspenders and bow ties on top of white collared shirts and pants. The woman wears a dress with an embroidered bodice and long skirt, lace up boots, and ruffled bonnet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Three Men in Circus Costume

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and his fellow performers. Sabino stands to the right of the two other performers, wearing matching one piece, long sleeve leotards with striped collars, sashes, and lace-up boots.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Three Men in Tuxedos

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two of his friends. Sabino sits to the left of the two other men, all of whom are wearing dark tuxedos and white bow ties.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez and Friends

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two of his friends. Sabino stands to the far right. All three men are facing right and standing with their hands behind their backs, wearing tuxedos.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum