Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Accession number:
05917
Record number:
05917-12
JCB call number:
D830 T284t
Image title:
[Mestizo women of Bolivia]
Place image published:
[London]
Image publisher:
[Colburn & Bentley]
Image date:
1829
Image function:
illustration; vol. 1, p. 272
Technique:
woodcut
Image dimension height:
6.9 cm.
Image dimension width:
7.3 cm.
Page dimension height:
21 cm.
Page dimension width:
13 cm.
Materials medium:
ink
Materials support:
paper
Description:
Two mestizo women in their typical attire.
Source creator:
Temple, Edmond
Source Title:
Travel in various parts of Peru, including a year's residence in Potosi, ... Vol I.
Source place of publication:
London
Source publisher:
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street
Source date:
1830
notes:
Text discusses mestizo women's love of fine clothing and jewelry.Temple made his trip as secretary of the Potosi Mining Association and left London in 1825. He sailed to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and then made his way to Potosí by land.
Time Period:
1801-1850
Subject Area:
Artifacts, industry, and human activities; Indigenous peoples
geographic area:
Spanish America
Subject headings:
Mestizos--Clothing-- Bolivia
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired before 1874.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912

[Mestizo women of Bolivia]