Rio de la Plata. Woman from the countryside. Argentina.
AMÉRIQUE, Femme de la campagne. Rio de la Plata – environ de Buenos Aires, Montévidéo.
As Rio de la Plata (Spanish: River of Silver) is the 290 km long and up to 220 km wide estuary of the great South American streams Paraná and Uruguay designated. The Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata (Spanish Virreinato del Rio de la Plata) was the southernmost of the Spanish viceroyalties in Latin America. It comprised coarsely the present states of Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay, wherein only a part has been effectively controlled.
Source: Le Musée cosmopolite. Costumes actuels de tous les peuples, gravés sur acier par les premiers Graveurs de Paris. Paris, Ancienne Mon Aubert, ca. 1850-1860.
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