This blog is dedicated to the life, works and causes of Manuel Querino, a Brazilian art historian, folklorist, ethnographer, African vindicationist, abolitionist, crusading journalist, politician, educator and labour leader, and one of Brazil's first black vindicationists
A "whitened" portrait of Floriano Peixoto
President Marshal Peixoto seems to have had a "nose job" in this portrait. Certainly, all traces of African ancestry have been removed (see photo in the entry titled "Black or White - or neither?").