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Flamenco dancers

Flamenco dancers

Photographer / Artist: Alabama P. Milner (1880 Oneonta, Alabama - 1959 Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Department: Photo Archives
Date: ca. 1930
Medium: glass plate negative
3 1/4 × 2 5/16 in. (8.3 × 5.8 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1987 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PA1992.005.160
DescriptionPortrait of a man and woman dancing Flamenco. The man wears dark pants and a silk shirt with a cropped dark jacket and a dark hat. He holds the woman by the waist and the hand as she leans into him and looks up at his face. She wears a long dress with a dark veil over her dark hair.
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Alabama Milner
1880, Oneota, Alabama – 1959 Albuquerque
Milner Studio
Flamenco dancers
ca. 1930
digital reproduction of a glass plate negative
museum purchase

Portrait of a man and woman dancing Flamenco. Alabama Milner had a penchant for portraiture that focused on movement and flow. She especially enjoyed photographing dancers in costume.  

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