stereoscope photograph(black and white)
- Museum number
Stereoscope photograph (black and white); two Tlingit(?) men standing in front of two funeral totem poles; the totem pole on the left depicts a double-headed whale crest emblem with a human ancestral seated figure on the bottom; the painted totem pole on the right depicts a bear with its footprints; the Tlingit man on the left is wearing a hat, a shirt, and a pair of trousers; the Tlingit man on the right is wearing a woven hat, a jacket, a shirt, and a pair of trousers; a timber building partially visible on the right of the image; Wrangell Island, United States of America.
- Production date
- 1868-1877 (Fort Wrangell in use)
Height: 7.70 centimetres (image)
Height: 8.20 centimetres (mount)
Width: 7.80 centimetres (image)
Width: 17.10 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
Acquisition/Associated name: This image is stored in a box labelled as "William Blackmore". There is no associated documentation to determine that the collection was acquired from the Blackmore Museum, Salisbury in 1932, at the same time as Blackmore albums within the BM Pictorial Collection.
Bibliography/Reference: Corbin, George Allen (1988) "Native Arts of North America, Africa, and the South Pacific" Harper & Row Publishers, New York, p.55
Related image: this image can also be found in Am,B46.10 and 11.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 37 (Series number)
Miscellaneous number: A/2871 (Old BM series number)