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Title: Revista del Baile de Trajes (Dado en honor de Guillermo Valencia, por un grupo de jóvenes en 27 de enero, y el 6 de febrero, por los señores Fortunato Garcés y Julio Chaux)
Creator: Anonymous
Publication Info: Popayán : Imprenta del Departamento, 1915.
Physical Details: 1-24 p. ; 24 x 16 cm
Physical Condition: Fragile: worn, & printed on yellowing paper.

Summary: A detailed account of the two balls to honor Guillermo Valencia in Popayán. Includes a list of the ball attendants and a description of their costumes.
Historical Notes: During the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries Colombian high society were accustomed to celebrating important dates or honoring distinguished people with luxurious dinners and balls. These balls sometimes involved wearing costumes, representing particular literary works or historic periods.
Donor Notes: This is an account of 2 costume balls, held by Fortunato Garces and Julio Chaux, in Popayán, to honor Guillermo Valencia. Each costume wearer is described according to her Greek or other exotic costume. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Colombia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Festivals -- Colombia
Clothing and dress -- Colombia

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera
Institution: Vanderbilt Univesity
Accession Number: P00399
Record Number: 540
Islandora ID: islandora:80939