Reproducing Nations: Types and Costumes in Asia and Latin America, ca. 1800-1860
April 5–July 1, 2006
In 2006, Americas Society presented Reproducing Nations: Types and Costumes in Asia and Latin America, ca.1800-1860, an innovative exhibition curated by Natalia Majluf that explored the descriptive tradition of costumbrismo as it developed in South America in the first half of the nineteenth century. The exhibition had curatorial premise focused on the cultural responses opened up by trade and commerce in the nineteenth century.