photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); portrait of an Inuit woman standing in profile with a section of her hair in a plait, tied back, partially covering her ear; the woman is wearing a parka, and carrying an Inuit baby in her hood; the Inuit baby wears a hat, and padded jacket.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 17.70 centimetres
Width: 12.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
This image is a photographic contact print made from a film negative and labelled as "[portrait of woman and child. 8x6cm]" in the PicDoc.
Production Place: Arctic region either in Canada or Greenland.
Photographer: It is unclear whether or not Rev Edgar W T Greenshield is the photographer of these images.
Production date: the dates 1901 through 1913 are given, becaue this is the time that Rev. Greenshield worked as a missionary in the Arctic.
Production place: Greenshield was based on Blacklead Island, Blacklead Island is a Baffin Island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1993 (March-June)
- Acquisition notes
- Miss H South gave the British Museum permission to make photographic copy prints from a collection of 133 glass transparencies and 80 film negatives originally in possession of Rev Edgar W T Greenshield.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 146 (Series number)
Miscellaneous number: MM034269/71 (Old BM number)