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Kangaroo Postcard

Description: Postcard with a felt kangaroo pasted onto a paper card. A gradient was applied to the card, transitioning from purple to blue. The card reads "Hearty Greeting. From the land of the Wattle and Kangaroo, Come heartfelt wishes, warm and true; May happiness each year increase, And future days roll on in peace." An inscription underneath the felt kangaroo reads "The Australian Kangaroo." A letter written in Spanish is addressed to Sabino Gomez in Chicago Illinois, from A. Guzmani in Sydney Australia.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe Performing a Stunt]

Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a stunt in front of a wooden structure. To the left of the photograph, a woman balances on the shoulders of a man. On the right of the photograph, two men stand several feet away from the couple with their arms outstretched. A boy is in midair between the two groups, appearing to have jumped from the woman's shoulders and preparing to land in the men's arms.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a basket toss. Two men join arms to throw a third man into the air. The third man is performing a somersault in mid-air, while two other men reach out to catch him. The troupe is practicing in front of a wooden structure.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe in Costume]

Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe in full costume. The troupe consists of three men, a young boy, and a woman, facing left and turning their heads toward the camera. The males in the group are all wearing the same costume consisting of a Spanish-style bolero jacket and pants decorated with light-colored trim and embroidery. Underneath the jacket each man wears a white collared shirt with a tie, sombrero, and black shoes. The woman wears a white blouse with a heavily-embroidered dark skirt. She wears her hair in two braided down her shoulders, tied with large ribbons, and large heavy necklaces around her neck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

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
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
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family in Costume

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family posed in costumes with Frederica Abreu standing in the middle.The men are all wearing matching embroidered suspenders and Frederica is wearing an embroidered dress and a light colored, cloth hair cover. The group are standing in a single row facing the right with their heads turned towards the camera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

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. Federica wears a small crown and many rings on her fingers, while holding a bouquet of roses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family posed in costumes with Frederica Abreu seated front and center. The man to her right appears to be Sabino Gomez. The men are grouped around Frederica and all are wearing bow ties and matching, embroidered suspenders. Frederica is wearing an embroidered dress, cross necklace, and a light colored, cloth hair cover
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[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
Partner: Witte Museum

[Sabino Gomez Circus Album]

Description: Excerpt from a photo album containing 24 photographs and 6 postage stamps, featuring images of Sabino Gomez and other circus members. The first page of the album contains one large photograph of a female circus performer, and another photograph of the same woman performing a stunt on two horses. The second page consists of three photographs of circus grounds, and another of a female circus performer wearing a beaded headband. The third and fourth pages consists of two family photographs, and two more of Sabino Gomez in his circus uniform. The fifth page features one photograph of a young child, another of three circus performers, and a third photograph of a parade in a large city.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Sabino Gomez in Circus Costume]

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez wearing his circus costume, consisting of a long sleeve shirt and decorative vest with floral embroidery. A sash is tied around his waist supporting matching pants with similar floral embroidery. A letter is written on the back in Spanish.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Portait of Sabino and Friends

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and several of his friends and circus performers. Sabino is pictured in the first row on the far left. Several other men stand around Sabino wearing suits and hats. One woman stands in the center of the group, wearing a fur hat and coat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Sabino with a Kangaroo

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and a kangaroo resting its' front legs on Sabino's arms. Sabino is wearing a sleeveless shirt and pants with a white sash tied around his waist; the kangaroo also has a white sash. They are posing together in a boxing ring.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum
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