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Chiquinha & the First Carnival Song

(by Ralfe Braga)

After my last post citing a lost, or rather unsourceable, marchinha (Carnival song) from 1954, I thought I’d go back further to Rio’s first ever such song: Ó Abre Alas by musician Chiquinha Gonzaga in 1899. 727 more words


A map of Holladay’s Addition, looking west from East Portland, 1890.

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At the Races

A horse race in Winton, Queensland, Australia circa 1890.