Zamba Verdadera, Peru

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Skylight Gallery 25
September 2007

CDV-format albumen print of a native woman, by Eugenio Courret, Lima, Perus. Imprinted front "E. Courret Lima" and on reverse "E. Courret / Fotografo / 197 Calle de la Union (Mercaderes) 197 / Lima / Exposition 1869 / Medallo de Oro". With period pencil inscription on reverse reading "Zamba verdadera" (true Zambo woman).   ( Inventory# ib459 )

"Zambo" refers to persons of mixed African and Amerindian race. An attractive image with moderate fading.

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