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William Blackmore Coll. Album 9

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am,A9.82

  • Title (object)

    • William Blackmore Coll. Album 9
  • Description

    Photograph, studio portrait of Four Bears, a Sioux; sitting, wearing a flannel vest, calico shirt and trousers embroidered with beads, buckskin moccasins and a peacock feather in hair; holding a fan(?) made of feathers; a western hat on the floor next to his feet.
    Albumen print; Carte-de-visite

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  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 10.2 centimetres
    • Width: 6.1 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        lettering
      • Inscription Content

        Gurnsey, Photographer,
        Third Street One door West of Post Office, Sioux City, Iowa.
        [studio imprint on the back of the picture]
  • Bibliography

    • Fleming & Luskey 1991 bibliographic details
    • Camarda 2001 bibliographic details
  • Condition

    good

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1932

  • Acquisition notes

    The 'Disposal book of the Salisbury South Wilts and Blackmore Museum No. 1 1928-1952' reports the disposal of a: "Photographs of North American Indians and miscellanea" given to the Department of Ceramics and Ethnography of the British Museum. It is dated 24th February 1932.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am,A9.82

Photograph, studio portrait of Four Bears, a Sioux; sitting, wearing a flannel vest, calico shirt and trousers embroidered with beads, buckskin moccasins and a peacock feather in hair; holding a fan(?) made of feathers; a western hat on the floor next to his feet.
Albumen print; Carte de visite

Photograph, studio portrait of Four Bears, a Sioux; sitting, wearing a flannel vest, calico shirt and trousers embroidered with beads, buckskin moccasins and a peacock feather in hair; holding a fan(?) made of feathers; a western hat on the floor next to his feet. Albumen print; Carte de visite

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