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(1588) Descamisada

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1951 MH. Discovered 1951 June 27 by M. Itzigsohn at La Plata.

Literally a naked woman. As a symbol of the Argentine trade unions, it means a shirtless worker. Eva Peron {see planet  (1569)} adopted this symbol of the very poor people and she was called The First Descamisada. (M 1069)

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