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Photograph - Monolith, front facing North, and West side with a portion of the Alter-Stone in the corner
  • Monolith, front facing North, and West side with a portion of the Alter-Stone in the corner
    Salvin, Osbert, born 1835 - died 1898
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Monolith, front facing North, and West side with a portion of the Alter-Stone in the corner

  • 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:

    41240

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph entitled 'Monolith, front facing North, and West side with a portion of the Alter-Stone in the corner (No. 14)' 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

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 'Monolith, front facing North, and West side with a portion of the Alter-Stone in the corner (No. 14)' showing part of the ruins at Copan, Honduras, Central America, ca. 1861.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Ruins; Stones; Stereoscopes; Monuments; Mayan; Stereograph

Categories

Photographs; Archaeology

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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