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[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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

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 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

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

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

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
Partner: Witte Museum

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
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

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
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

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
Partner: Witte Museum

Sabino Performs with Abreu Family

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez performing with the Abreu family at the Mendota Carnival. Sabino Gomez stands on the stage with three men and one woman. A crowd of onlookers watch as the troupe performs in the middle of the town square.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Medota Carnival

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez performing with the Abreu family at the Mendota Carnival. Sabino Gomez carries two members of the Abreu family on his shoulders on a stage in the middle of the town square. Onlookers surround the stage and watch the performance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez, wearing a dark suit and striped tie. He carries a coat and round hat in his hand. A pocket watch chain hangs out of left pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez wearing a traditional Spanish matador costume. A letter addressed to Antonio from Sabino is written on the back in Spanish.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez. The portrait consists of Sabino from the chest up. Sabino is wearing a suit with a striped tie. A pocket watch chain runs through his lapel and into his front pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Friends of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two of his friends. Both men wear matching white collared shirts with dark belts and pleated pants. They stand with their arms crossed behind their back, with their heels together, looking towards the woman on the stool. The woman wears a dress patterned with large butterflies and a necklace around her neck with two bracelets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portrait of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez, wearing a dark suit and striped tie. He carries a coat and round hat in his hand. A pocket watch chain hangs out of left pocket. His arms are crossed and resting on a table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum