carte-de-visite(black and white)
- Museum number
- Object: William Blackmore Coll. Album 9
Photograph, studio portrait of two Natives recreating the killing and scalping of a white man. The white man is laying on the floor pretending to resist the attack of the other two, he is wearing shirt, trousers, boots; his hat is on the floor. The Indians are wearing breech cloth around their waist, the one on the left is kneeling and holding a scalping knife, while the other is standing with a foot on the white man's leg, pointing a pistol against his head.
Albumen print; Carte-de-visite
- Production date
Height: 10.60 centimetres
Width: 6.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Same image as Am,A9.14 and same people as in image Am,A9.29
- Not on display
- 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
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