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- Attributions and conjectures: This photograph is attributed to Hannah Maynard.
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For personal accounts from Indigenous clients of the Maynard Studio, such as textual records in the form of handwritten diaries of Tsimshian Chief Arthur Wellington Clah, access is available through the Wellcome Institute in London, England (see, WMS Amer. 140 (1-72). Microfilm copies are available at Library and Archives Canada (see MG 40/F 11 and reels: A-1706 to A-1709 and A-1711 to A-1714). For an entry describing a visit to a photography studio visited by Tsimshian Chief Arthur Wellington Clah, see Clah diaries, microfilm reel A-1706 (vol 41) Nov.19, 1889 - Apr. 21, 1890 at Library and Archives Canada.
Photographic prints and research documentation regarding studio portraits of Chief Arthur Wellington Clah, are available at the Royal British Columbia Museum’s Indigenous Collections and Repatriation department. These are housed in the Indigenous audio-visual photographic collections. For examples of original photographic prints relating to this sitter, see PN17464 (card mounted print, different portraits of sitter close-up and seated) and PN4325 (stereograph of a cropped version of this image). Research documentation in the Royal British Columbia Museum Indigenous Collections and Repatriation department includes illustrated photographic reference cards containing copies of photographs found in Indigenous audio-visual photographic collections at the Royal BC Museum, and BC Archives. For examples relating to this sitter, see PN4325. There are also ethno historic photo catalogues that provide item level information relating to photographic items in Indigenous audio-visual photographic collections. For examples relating to this sitter, see PN4325. Please contact the Indigenous Collections and Repatriation department to determine the access status of these records. Reference cards include field photographs and studio portraits to a lesser extent. They do not contain the verso of card mounted photographs found in the Indigenous audio-visual photographic collections.
The BC Archives Photograph Collection also holds related photographs including HP005706/A-02176 -described as "The Reverend A. E. Green, Methodist Missionary on the Nass; and Clah, a Tsimshian interpreter." For related works (including glass plate negatives) of studio portraits using the same studio setting, see MS-3384 in PR-1259. This includes a group studio portrait using the same studio backdrop (see J-04743).