Ethnography Gallery

Casino de la Reina

Vignette from La Ilustración Española y Americana, issue 33, 1872, pp. 520-521

The Ethnography Gallery, situated in the old greenhouse, was dedicated to antiquities and exotic artefacts from the Americas, Asia and Oceania. The walls were lined with glass shelves and there was another long shelf running through the centre of the room. Purpose-built mannequins exhibited the collection of oriental costumes