Fleuriste. Canton of Bern. Switzerland costume. Costumes historiques par Achille Devéria
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The bolero is a Spanish dance, which evolved from Contradanza and Sevillana.
In Spanish bullfighting, the corrida (“race”), the bullfighter is called torero (from toro = “bull”).
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The bullfight takes place in a bullring (Plaza de Toros), which usually serves this purpose exclusively.
Madame Lebrun was a French painter of classicism. She is said to have been one of the most beautiful women of Paris at a young age.
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Romantic costume of a woman from Kochersberg, Alsace