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El Asado [picture postcard]

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Physical description:
1 item, black and white, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Argentina
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
Notes:
Series II, Box 16, Foreign--Argentina.
Summary:
Black-and-white illustration of five men preparing a skirt steak at the side of a fire indoors. They are shown wearing the wide pants, large belts, bolos and carrying Matte pipes considered typical of the pampas (prairies) of Argentina. They are within a large tent-like hall made of wood, skins and blankets. These men are gauchos, the equivalent of cowboys in the United States.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 200.]
Topic:
Rural population
Cowboys
Gauchos
Customs, Regional
Rural scenes
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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