photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
- Object: BM William Blackmore Coll. Album 24
Photograph (black and white) from an album; a Jicarilla Apache man, seated on a horse in front of a wall, wearing trousers and a cloth shirt; his hair is in two braids; two other Jicarilla Apache people with patterned blankets wrapped around them, are standing behind the wall; buildings are in the background; Taos, United States of America.
- Production date
- 30 September 1871
Height: 17.90 centimetres (image)
Height: 34.20 centimetres (mount)
Width: 12.90 centimetres (image)
Width: 25.20 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Related information: Colin Taylor notes in his paper, 'William Blackmore: A 19th Century Englishman's Contribution to American Ethnology' that Orloff Westman photographed Native North Americans at Taos, Mexico in September 1971, during the Annual San Geromino Fiesta, at the request of William Blackmore. The paper is published in Feest. 1989. Indians and Europe. Forum 11, pp.321-334.
- Not on display
- Image badly fading and spotted (spotting from bronze powder on mount). Foxing on the mount.
- Acquisition date
- 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.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 14
Miscellaneous number: A24/1647 (Old BM Blackmore Collection Number)