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Photograph - Altar-Stone, East end; Ruins of Copan, Central America
  • Altar-Stone, East end
    Osbert Salvin, born 1835 - died 1898
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Altar-Stone, East end; Ruins of Copan, Central America

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    ca. 1861 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Osbert Salvin, born 1835 - died 1898 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereoscopic photograph

  • Museum number:

    41242

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph entitled 'Altar-Stone, East end (No. 16)' as part of a series depicting the ruins at Copan, Honduras. Mounted on yellow card and lettered with title, the monolith's dimensions, 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

Osbert Salvin, 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 'Altar-Stone, East end (No. 16)' showing part of the ruins at Copan, Honduras, Central America, ca. 1861.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Ruins; Stereograph; Stereoscopes; Monuments; Stones; Central America; Honduras; Mayan

Categories

Photographs; Archaeology

Collection code

PDP

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