photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
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, Chief Shakes house, partially visible on the right of the image; Wrangell Island, United States of America.
- Production date
- 15 - 18 Aug, 1868
Height: 18.10 centimetres (image)
Height: 28.90 centimetres (mount)
Width: 18.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 23.40 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
Related image: this image can also be found in Am,B32.7 and Am,B46.10.
The Alaska State Library Historical Collections also have a copy of this photograph. Muybridge took this photograph while photographing Southeast Alaska, Tlingit Indians, and British Columbia, 1868-1869.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 2111/274a (Old BM collection series number)