Clothing Styles of Women, Lima, Peru, 1778


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Image Reference
JCB_34575-10

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

Comments
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.-