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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

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

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

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

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 front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams of her dress are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of her bodice.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Sabino and Two Men in Tights

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and his fellow performers. Sabino stands to the right of the other two men, wearing tights, long sleeve shirts with striped collars, sashes, and lace-up boots.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Abreu Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez on the second row to the left. Federica sits in the center of the Abreu men, wearing an embroidered dress and a cross necklace. The men are wearing dark suits with ties and collared white shirts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abreu Family in Costume

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated far left in the front row. The men are wearing matching suspenders embroidered with ric rac on top of pleated shirts and satin pants. 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. Federica wears a small crown and many rings on her fingers, while holding a bouquet of roses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Sabino Gomez and Circus Performers

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and his fellow performers. Sabino stands to the left of the two other performers, leaning on a chair. One other performer sits in the chair while the other stands to the right. All of the performers are wearing tuxedos with white bow ties.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Guzmani Trio

Description: Postcard containing two photographs of the Guzmani Trio. The photograph to the left features the three male members of the trio standing one behind the other and facing the camera. The photograph to the right features the three men sitting in chairs. In the center of the postcard is an advertisement for the Trio, featuring photographs of the three men and images of the men balancing on large inflated balls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Horse Act

Description: Photograph of a circus performance involving two men riding horses. Both horses are standing on boxes with their forelegs. Crowds of onlookers sit in bleachers that surround the ring.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Courtyard Circus Performance

Description: Photograph of a circus performance occurring in a courtyard between several large buildings. A stage is set up in the middle of the courtyard while a band plays in front of the stage. Crowds of civilians around the stage wait for the performance to begin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Circus Performers and Personnel

Description: Photograph of performers and personnel of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The photograph was taken inside of a large tent. The group of men consist of some members dressed in full costume while others are dressed in plain clothes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Circus Performers

Description: Photograph of circus performers in front of a decorated sidecar. The twelve male performers and four female performers are dressed in highly-decorate costumes. The sidecar is decorated with flowers and birds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Outside of the Dressing Room

Description: Photograph of performers and personnel of the Barnum and Bailey Circus outside of the dressing room. The group of women are standing in three rows and waving American flags.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Music Group in Costume

Description: Photograph of a music and dance group in costume. A woman stands on a table in the middle of the group, while two men play guitar to the left and right of her. Two women with mandolins in their laps sit in chairs in front of the guitar-playing men. Four other men stand around the group of people with the instruments. Several roses are strewn on the ground around the group.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Barnum and Bailey Circus Cars

Description: Photograph of a group of performers from the Barnum and Bailey Circus standing outside of a highly-decorated rail car. All members of the group are dressed in their performance costumes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Ringling Brothers in Front of Rail Car

Description: Photograph of members of the Ringling Circus in plain clothes in front of a Ringling rail car. The group of all men are standing around a boy with a washboard and tub. A line with laundry strung across it is attached to the rail car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Ringling Brothers Open Air Circus

Description: Photograph of the Ringling Brothers open-air circus. Four men and eight horses are in the circus ring. Each man is standing on the backs of two horses, one leg on each horse. A large crowd of spectators watches from rows of bleachers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Performers on the Highwire

Description: Photograph of circus members performing a high wire act. Three separate high wires support three performers as onlookers surround the stage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Ringling Brothers Rail Cars

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus train in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the street as circus workers unload rail cars.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph

Ringling Brothers Parade Elephants

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the streets as circus performers in wagons pulled by large teams of horses walk through town. Between the wagons, a row of elephants faces the crowd.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph

Band Performance

Description: Photograph of a band performing for a large crowd. A conductor in a white suit directs the band, who is seated in bleachers. The band is wearing matching uniforms consisting of a cap and suit embroidered with gilt trim.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Ringling Brothers Parade

Description: Photograph of a Barnum and Bailey circus parade in Asheville, North Carolina. Crowds of onlookers line the streets as circus performers in wagons pulled by large teams of horses walk through town.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pelton, H. W.
Item Type: Photograph