postcard(black & white and halftone lithographic colour);
photographic print(black and white)
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Postcard (black and white and halftone lithographic colour); portrait of a group of Blackfoot men, all members of the Horn Society of Alberta Indians, standing in a group out of doors, all wearing shirts, decorated leggings and moccasins, some are wearing hats with feathers in, feathers in their hair or feather warbonnets, some are wearing neck ornaments and ear ornaments, many are carrying blankets and holding feathers; a hide robe is at their feet; a building is in the distance; Canada.
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Height: 9 centimetres (image)
Width: 14 centimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
Related information: The Horn Society is a sacred organisation of Blackfoot Native North Americans.- see Dempsey, H. 1956. Social Dances of the Blood Indians of Alberta, Canada, in The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 69, No 271.
This image was used in reproduction in the 2010 Warriors of the Plains exhibition to illustrate the use of horned headdresses, in conjunction with object Am1903,-.29.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 639 (Photographic series number)