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William Blackmore Coll. Album 9

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am,A9.83

  • Title (object)

    • William Blackmore Coll. Album 9
  • Description

    Photograph, studio portrait of White Swan, Head Chief of the Sioux; sitting, wearing a skin shirt decorated with hair locks, embroidered moccasins, a feather bonnet, neck-ornament, a blanket over his left leg and is holding a fan(?) made of feathers.
    Albumen print; Carte-de-visite

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

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

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        White Swan. Head Chief Sioux
      • Inscription Type

        lettering
      • Inscription Content

        Stereoscopes & Views, albums Plain and Colored Photographs, etc.
        Wholesale and retail. Lovejoy 7 Foster, successors of E. Lovejoy, 87 Clark St., Chicago
        Fine Opera Glasses for Sale or Rent.

        [label pasted on a previous studio print]
        Gurnsey,Photographer, Third Street
        One door West of Post office,
        Sioux City, Iowa.
  • 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,A9.83

Photograph, studio portrait of White Swan, Head Chief of the Sioux; sitting, wearing a skin shirt decorated with hair locks, embroidered moccasins,  a feather bonnet, neck-ornament, a blanket over his left leg and is holding a fan(?) made of feathers.
Albumen print; Carte de visite

Photograph, studio portrait of White Swan, Head Chief of the Sioux; sitting, wearing a skin shirt decorated with hair locks, embroidered moccasins, a feather bonnet, neck-ornament, a blanket over his left leg and is holding a fan(?) made of feathers. Albumen print; Carte de visite

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