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William Blackmore Coll. Album 30

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am,A30.50

  • Title (object)

    • William Blackmore Coll. Album 30
  • Description

    Photograph (black and white) from an album; studio portrait of Little Raven, an Arapaho chief, standing in profile; wearing ear ornaments, a shirt, a waistcoat, a jacket, a pair of leggings with embroidered flaps, a pair of embroidered moccasins, and holding a walking stick; New York, United States of America.
    Albumen print.

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  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • June 1871
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 14.5 centimetres (image)
    • Width: 9.8 centimetres (image)
    • Height: 30.6 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 25.4 centimetres (mount)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Content

        A30/1763
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of mount
      • Inscription Content

        "LITTLE RAVEN,"
        Head Chief of the Arrapahoes.
        Photographed Jun 1871, by J GURNEY & SON, Fifth Avenue, New York,
        FOR THE TRUSTEES OF THE BLACKMORE MUSEUM, SALISBURY
      • Inscription Comment

        printed
  • Curator's comments

    Smithsonian Archives Catalogue Card: A copy of the catalogue card for this image can be found in the PicDoc for this image. The catalogue card indicates that the Smithsonian Institution owns a negative of this image, number: 149-A;-B. The following further information is on the catalogue card:
    "STOCK: Algonquian
    TRIBE: Arapaho
    SUBJECT: Little Raven, also known as Young Crow (Ohaste-Hosa), (Oh-nas-tie)
    SOURCE: Orig. glass negs.
    DATE: June, 1871
    PHOTOGRAPHER: J. Gurney & Son, New York
    See Jackson Cat 64-65"
    Related image; Am,A30.49.

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  • 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,A30.50

  • Additional IDs

    • A30/1763 (Old BM Blackmore collection number)
Photograph (black and white); studio portrait of Little Raven, an Arapaho chief, standing in profile; wearing ear ornaments, a shirt, a waistcoat, a jacket, a pair of trousers, a pair of embroidered leggings, a pair of embroidered moccasins, and holding a walking stick;  New York, United States of America.
Albumen print.

Photograph (black and white); studio portrait of Little Raven, an Arapaho chief, standing in profile; wearing ear ornaments, a shirt, a waistcoat, a jacket, a pair of trousers, a pair of embroidered leggings, a pair of embroidered moccasins, and holding a walking stick; New York, United States of America. Albumen print.

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