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Old Spanish Days, "La Fiesta Time" in California. [Picture postcards.]

view Old Spanish Days, "La Fiesta Time" in California. [Picture postcards.] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Physical description:
Ink on paper
3 items, color, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Mexican Americans 1920-1930
Mexicans 1920-1930
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Date:
1920
Undated
1920-1930
19th century
Summary:
Tinted photo depicting men and women in "traditional" Spanish costume riding through the courthouse grounds on horses. Two women are at the front of the crowd wearing white lace dresses and behind them is a group of men intended to be Spanish gentlemen, but look a bit like zoot-suiters or "Zorro" types. There are three copies of the card.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Festivals
California--Social life and customs
Local number:
AC0200-0000049 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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