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Photograph - Carved skull - Many more on the hill above
  • Carved skull - Many more on the hill above
    Salvin, Osbert, born 1835 - died 1898
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Carved skull - Many more on the hill above

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Honduras (Copan is close to the border of Guatemala in western Honduras, photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1861 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Salvin, Osbert, born 1835 - died 1898 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereoscopic photograph

  • Museum number:

    41250

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 546

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph entitled 'Carved skull - Many more on the hill above (No. 24)' as part of a series depicting the ruins at Copan, Honduras. Mounted on yellow card, lettered with title and the number in the series.

Place of Origin

Honduras (Copan is close to the border of Guatemala in western Honduras, photographed)

Date

ca. 1861 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Salvin, Osbert, born 1835 - died 1898 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Stereoscopic photograph

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm Size of card, Width: 17.5 cm

Descriptive line

Stereoscopic photograph by Osbert Salvin entitled 'Carved skull - Many more on the hill above (No. 24)' showing part of the ruins at Copan, Honduras, Central America, ca. 1861.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Stones; Stereograph; Ruins; Mayan; Stereoscopes; Monuments; Skulls

Categories

Photographs; Archaeology

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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