Clothing Styles of Women, Lima, Peru, 1778

Description

Caption of illustration: A woman of Lima in full dress, a D[itto] behind her in undress, a Spaniard dresst as they are in Peru, and a Mulatto and Negro servant; the clothing worn by these people is described on pp. 409-411. The illustrations were constructed for this volume and are not based on eye-witness drawings; author's account was derived from various sources, including Ulloa, Canamine. A reversed version of this illustration is also in Il Gazzettiere Americano (Livorno, 1763), vol. 2, facing p. 201.-

Source

William Russell, History of America (London, 1778), Vol. 1, following p. 410. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

JCB_34575-10

Spatial Coverage

South America--Peru

Citation

"Clothing Styles of Women, Lima, Peru, 1778 ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 13, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/446
Caption of illustration: A woman of Lima in full dress, a D[itto] behind her in undress, a Spaniard dresst as they are in Peru, and a Mulatto and Negro servant; the clothing worn by these people is described on pp. 409-411. The illustrations were constructed for this volume and are not based on eye-witness drawings; author's account was derived from various sources, including Ulloa, Canamine. A reversed version of this illustration is also in Il Gazzettiere Americano (Livorno, 1763), vol. 2, facing p. 201.-
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