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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,B16.22

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); three Hawaiian objects, left to right; wooden paddle, main body with fibres attached; carved wooden god; wooden paddle, main body with painted decorative motifs.
    Gelatin silver print

  • Date

    • 20thC(early)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 17 centimetres
    • Width: 12.1 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Content

        Travaux Photographiques. A.Cintract. 5, Rue Deubentan Paris.
      • Inscription Comment

        printed
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Content

        Trocadero, Paris. Height of the Hawaiian god in the middle: 36". 13447. Found in Hawaii in 1880.
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pen
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Content

        Mr Kenneth P Emory. Bernice P. Bishop Museum-Library. 13467 librarian.
      • Inscription Comment

        printed
  • Curator's comments

    The Trocadero, which then became the Musée de l'Homme is now known as the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris. The central sculpture is part of the Quai Branly collections (collected 1879) and it is likely that the two paddles are also. The central sculpture is shown in J.H. Cox and W. Davenport, 'Hawaiian Sculpture', The University Press of Hawaii, p.132.For reference to Bishop Museum see: A Handbook For Visitors To The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History. Dept of B. & M. Antiquities. Prepared by William T. Brigham, Honolulu (1903)

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  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,B16.22

  • Additional IDs

    • 13497
Photograph (black and white); three Hawaiian objects, left to right; wooden paddle, main body with fibres attached; carved wooden god; wooden paddle, main body with painted decorative motifs. 
Gelatin silver print.

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