Relics and Selves

Exhibit Label

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Name:

Gauchos

Person:

Witcomb, Alejandro S.

Pub. place:

Buenos Aires

Publisher:

Colección Witcomb

Date of Pub.:

Decade:

1880s

Country:

Argentina

Description:

Gauchos posing in front of a cart

Institution:

Archivo Fotográfico de la Nación, Buenos Aires

Medium & Display:

photography

Present Material:

photograph

Discourse:

folklore

Key Concept:

body, origin, the other

Contents:

agriculture, gendered allegories, heroes, popular culture, rural, work