Item J-04835 - Clay-sa-luke - Comiaken Chief

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Clay-sa-luke - Comiaken Chief

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on caption in Dally album 5 (MS-3100.5)
  • Attributions and conjectures: This photograph is attributed to Frederick Dally.
  • Variations in title: Previously titled: Studio portrait (mid-length) of an unidentified Indigenous individual seated taken at a photographic studio attributed to Frederick Dally.

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  • [1866-1870] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w collodion glass plate negative ; 9.5 x 11.5 cm

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Item consists of one studio portrait (mid-length) of Clay-sa-luke [Clay-sul-luke], a Comiaken [Chemanus] Chief. The negative does not appear to have been manipulated.

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This studio portrait is cropped and featured in Frederick Dally prints: -album 5, page 1, captioned "Clay-sa-luke - Comiaken Chief" (MS-3100.5) -album 4, page 96, captioned "Clay-sul-luke - Chemanus Chief" (MS-3100.4)
*-G-03768 (HP020351)

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Accession number(s): 95-7328

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Archives code(s): HP083071

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Subject appears to be featured other studio portraits within the Dally portfolio (see J-03648).

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This photograph was originally located in container identified as: "Maynard Coll. Box 7.15. Indians" and "#92"

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  • Box: 000343-1022