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A large group of men and women around a man and a woman dancing c. 1900-1920 Photograph George Ranch Museum Collection, University of North Texas Libraries

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Saw this gem at the Brooklyn Museum in the “Behind Closed Doors” exhibit. Enlarged (wall size) stereograph by New York photographer Taylor E. Lamson of a reception room in Havana, circa 1860. In the collection of Hermes Mallea.

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Saw this gem at the Brooklyn Museum in the “Behind Closed Doors” exhibit. Enlarged (wall size) stereograph by New York photographer Taylor E. Lamson of a reception room in Havana, circa 1860. In the collection of Hermes Mallea.

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Mercado Tacón

The Mercado Tacón no longer exists sadly, but it formed part of a wide range of urban reforms implemented by Captain General Miguel Tacón (1834-1838), along with the construction of a theater and jail in the area just outside Havana’s city walls. Vegetable … Continue reading

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Street vendor

Street vendor and patrons: Havana, Cuba ca. 1950 Photograph Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection, State Library and Archives of Florida

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Lydia Cabrera and a group of informants

Lydia Cabrera (second from right) with a group of informants n.d. Photograph Cuban Heritage Collection. Collection: Lydia Cabrera, University of Miami Libraries

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Catedral de La Habana

Catedral de La Habana, Cuba 1910-1930 Photograph Manuel R. Bustamante Photograph Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries

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