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BM William Blackmore Coll. Album 8

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am,A8.18

  • Title (object)

    • BM William Blackmore Coll. Album 8
  • Description

    Photograph (black and white) from an album; studio portrait of an Ute chief, seated, wearing a western-style shirt, a beaded choker, and metal ear ornaments; he has a blanket over his knees; Washington D.C, United States of America.
    Albumen print

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 19thC(late)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 25.2 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 20.2 centimetres (mount)
    • Height: 19.4 centimetres (image)
    • Width: 13.7 centimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of mount
      • Inscription Content

        h duplicate Ta-bou-a-cah-et (?) Ute Chief
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Content

        A8/1098
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
  • Curator's comments

    Related information: the negative for this image is held by the Smithsonian Institution. A copy of the catalogue card for this image can be found in the picdoc for this image. The card indicates that this image was photographed by W G Chamberlain.

  • Condition

    Foxing on the mount.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • 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,A8.18

  • Additional IDs

    • A7/1098 (Old BM Blackmore collection number)
Photograph (black and white); studio portrait of an Ute chief, seated, wearing a western-style shirt, a beaded choker, and metal ear ornaments; he has a blanket over his knees; Washington D.C, United States of America.
Albumen print

Photograph (black and white); studio portrait of an Ute chief, seated, wearing a western-style shirt, a beaded choker, and metal ear ornaments; he has a blanket over his knees; Washington D.C, United States of America. Albumen print

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