carte-de-visite(black and white (hand colour tinted))
- Museum number
- Object: William Blackmore Coll. Album 9
Photograph, studio portrait of Young Black Dog, an Osage man, sitting; wearing porcupine-quill decorated shirt with fringes, a blanket wrapped around his legs and waist, a feather in his hair, neck-ornament and is holding a tomahawk.
Albumen print; Carte-de-visite
- Production date
Height: 10 centimetres
Width: 6.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- [Extra information from the Bureau of American Ethnology Photographic Catalog]
Remarks: Man seated, wearing porcupine-quill decorated shirt, holding tomahawk. identified as Young Black Dog. Osage.
From carte de visite style photograph in Quaker Collection (no. 903), Haverfortd College Library, Haverford Pa.
Date: September 1865
see also Blackmore Collection Am,A27.1692.
- 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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