photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); cabinet card; a head and shoulders portrait of a Lonko (male Mapuche leader) wearing a trarilonko (headband) and manta (blanket/poncho); Traiguen, Chile.
- Production date
- 1890 (circa)
Height: 13.60 centimetres (image)
Height: 16.50 millimetres (mount)
Width: 10 millimetres (image)
Width: 10.60 millimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Related images: An image of the same sitter wearing the same outfit, suggesting the image was made at the time this image was made, pictured with two other men, dated circa 1890. This other image can be found in the publication: Mapuche : fotografías siglos XIX y XX : construcción y montaje de un imaginario / Margarita Alvarado P., Pedro Mege R., Christian Báez A. editores. Santiago de Chile : Pehuén Editores, 2001([Santiago] : Servicios Gráficos Algueró) 241 p. The caption for the photograph in the book reads: "Grupo de longko mapuches con manta y trarülongko, ca. 1890." A print of this image of the three men can also be found in the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden.
The sitter in BM image Am,B5.17 is also in the group photo listed above.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 2201/2185