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The First Dinner

© Archivo General de la Nación (Argentina)
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The First Dinner

Photograph of PEN members attending the inaugral dinner of the newly formed Argentinian Centre (referred to here as the P.E.N. Club Buenos Aires), which took place at the Plaza Hotel in Buenos Aires on 6 May 1930. One writer was usually selected to preside over these dinners, and in this case the host and guest of honour was Argentinian writer Calixto Oyuela, who can be seen seated in the centre of the front row. Handwritten captions on the reverse side of the photograph note that others at the dinner included Alfonsina Storni, founding member of the Argentinian Centre, seated second from the left on the front row; Manuel Gálvez, founder and first president of the Argentinian Centre, standing third from the right on the second row; and Atilio Chiáppori and Alberto Gerchunoff, two members of the Centre.

Le premier dîner

Photographie de membres PEN participant au dîner inaugural du Centre argentin nouvellement créé (appelé ici «P.E.N. Club Buenos Aires») ayant eu lieu au Plaza Hotel de Buenos Aires, le 6 mai 1930. Un écrivain était habituellement choisi pour présider ces dîners, et dans ce cas-ci, l'hôte et invité d'honneur était l'écrivain argentin Calixto Oyuela, que l'on voit assis à l'avant, dans le premier rang. Des notes manuscrites au verso de la photo mentionnent qu'étaient également présents : Alfonsina Storni, co-fondatrice du Centre argentin, deuxième à partir de la gauche dans le premier rang; Manuel Gálvez, fondateur et premier président du Centre argentin, debout au second rang, troisième à partir de la droite; et Atilio Chiáppori et Alberto Gerchunoff, deux membres-clé du Centre.

La primera cena

Fotografía de miembros PEN asistiendo a una cena inaugural del recién creado Centro Argentino (denominado aquí P.E.N. Club Buenos Aires), que tuvo lugar en el Plaza Hotel de Buenos Aires, el 6 de mayo de 1930. Se escogía un escritor para presidir cada cena y, en esta ocasión, el invitado de honor fue el escritor argentino Calixto Oyuela, que puede verse sentado en el centro de la primera fila. Notas manuscritas en el reverso de la fotografía indican que otros asistentes fueron Alfonsina Storni, cofundadora del Centro Argentino; Manuel Gálvez, fundador y primer presidente del Centro Argentino, de pie, tercero empezando por la derecha en la segunda fila; y Atilio Chiáppori y Alberto Gerchunoff, dos miembros clave del Centro.

Date:

06/05/1930

Creator:

Argentinian Centre

Centre:

Argentinian Centre  (Centro PEN Argentina)

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