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Monolith, back and side facing nearly East

Photograph
ca. 1861 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Stereoscopic photograph entitled 'Monolith, back and side facing nearly East (No. 12)' with the altar-stone in the distance, 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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleRuins of Copan, Central America (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Stereoscopic photograph
Brief Description
Stereoscopic photograph by Osbert Salvin entitled 'Monolith, back and side facing nearly East (No. 12)' showing part of the ruins at Copan, Honduras, Central America, ca. 1861.
Physical Description
Stereoscopic photograph entitled 'Monolith, back and side facing nearly East (No. 12)' with the altar-stone in the distance, 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.
Dimensions
  • Size of card height: 8.4cm
  • Width: 17.5cm
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
41238

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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