photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); a Marquesan wooden canoe ornament with double figure designs, on the left of the image; a Marquesan ear ornament made from wood on the right of the image.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 12.10 centimetres
Width: 17 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The objects in this image are owned by the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris (formerly known as the Trocadero).
Mr Kenneth P Emory (named in inscription) made studies of objects in museum collections, including ones in Paris, and this photograph may have been collected by him and brought to the British Museum.
The photograph itself was photographed by a photographic printing studio "A Cintract" in Paris.
The reasoning behind the Bernice P Bishop Museum stamp is as yet unknown.
Reading: Von der Steiner (1988) "Marquesan Myths", Target Oceania/The Journal of Pacific History, between p.56-57.
Musée De L'Homme "Tresors des Iles Marqueses", p.126, Fig 136.
Related Image: Oc,B61.17 in the BM Pictorial Collection.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 13451 (Bernice P Bishop Museum Library number)