Call for private events
There are official in Ephemera with a well-defined: report on certain celebrations private normally nature.
1. Invitations, programmes and then dance
The invitations and programmes exercised their convening power of bourgeois society of the nineteenth century, as fans of the social events and fun: dances, carnival costumes and fair organized by recreational societies. The cards reflected the different musical pieces dancing in the second half of the nineteenth century (waltz ”, “ schotisch mazurca, rigodón, polka) and in the first years of the XX (pericón, charlestón, fox-trot, tango, one step).
The spanish society of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries ritual practiced both religious and social council to report the birth of a child and the observance of its baptism or communion, as well as the death of a family member. These developments were reflected in the home reminders print on the occasion of these events. The reminders of baptism of the collection of Ephemera are illustrated with religious iconography or profane; in this category would include images composed of four clubs leaves and horseshoes in underpinning the implicit wish good luck for the new member of the family.