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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am,B7.15

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); a carved wooden human torso on a plinth, from Vancouver Island.
    Gelatin silver print

  • Date

    • 20thC(early)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 15.4 centimetres (image)
    • Width: 10 centimetres (image)
    • Height: 16.4 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 10.7 centimetres (mount)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Content

        The giant of Happy Valley Esquivalt (?)
        Sent to Professor Flower at Nat Hist Mus and returned to the owner
        Left McCallum
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in ink
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of mount
      • Inscription Content

        Height of Figure 4 ft: 9in:
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in ink
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Content

        2209/2525
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in ink
  • Curator's comments

    Related information: A BM photographic unit copy of this image exists.
    Related image: this image can also be seen in Am,B7.16

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am,B7.15

  • Additional IDs

    • 2209
    • 2525
    • MM024449 (Museum of Mankind photographic series number)
Photograph (black and white); a carved wooden human torso on a plinth, from Vancouver Island.  Gelatin silver print

Photograph (black and white); a carved wooden human torso on a plinth, from Vancouver Island. Gelatin silver print

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