carte-de-visite(black and white)
- Museum number
- Object: William Blackmore Coll. Album 9
Photograph, studio portrait of two Native American women sitting, probably Navajo, they are wearing dresses with striped motif, blankets, and moccasins. Woman on the right is also wearing necklaces, woman on the left is wearing wrist-ornament.
Albumen print; Carte-de-visite
- Production date
- 1860s(late) (?)
Height: 10 centimetres
Width: 6.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The woman on the right is the same one portrayed in photo Am,A9.61, the one on the left is the same person in photo Am,A9.63.
Production date and producer: The date is given as the late 1860s, because both Brown and son and Wolfenstein were taking photographs of Navajo people in that time period. In his book "Navajo and Photography" James Faris makes a case for Wolfenstein being the photographer behind some of the images attributed to Brown & sons.
- Not on display
- slightly faded, but good
- 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