Day: 14 February 2016

The dance of the closing of Lorea market. Detail. 1909.

  Ray Batchelor writes (15 01 2020): I urge you to enlarge this high quality image and look at it very carefully. It is a detail taken from this larger photograph, “El baile de clausura” which appeared in the popular Buenos Aires magazine Caras y Caretas (“Faces & Masks) in 1909.

1912 – Outdoor Paris Dance

Ray Batchelor writes: The title I have given this image is taken from the “Tangology” website: http://www.tangology101.com/main.cfm/title/Tango-History-in-Pictures/id/1165   I find this image interesting because it shows women same sex couples in public. I expect the identification of the location according to Tangology is accurate, although I have seen the same

Racing Driver, Juan Fangio, dancing tango while on military service in Argentina, 1932

Ray Batchelor writes: Fangio had a tango composed in his honour: UN TANGO PARA FANGIO – Letra: Delfino Martinez / Musica: Nino Valinotti https://youtu.be/nduqMJX2NI8   For information (in Italian) about him: http://www.f1revolution.com/foro/index.php?topic=698.0   In Spanish: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Manuel_Fangio   This image is a screenshot made by me on 14th February 2016 from: