Item J-03640 - Portrait (full-length) of an unidentified Indigenous individual (youth) standing taken at a photographic studio attributed to Carlo Gentile.

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Portrait (full-length) of an unidentified Indigenous individual (youth) standing taken at a photographic studio attributed to Carlo Gentile.

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the subject of the photograph.
  • Attributions and conjectures: This photograph is attributed to Carlo Gentile.

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  • [1863-1866] (Creation)

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1 glass plate negative : b&w

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The negative is missing emulsion near the bottom edges of the portrait, resulting in a loss of the visual information on the plate in that region. There is also [paint] on the negative plate.

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Restriction: The format of this photograph J-03640 is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original. Please contact the BC Archives for details.

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This item is in the public domain.

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The BC Archives Photograph Collection holds a modern copy print for this photograph (see HP094563). The BC Archives Photograph Collection also contains other studio portraits described as being attributed to other photographers including Carlo Gentile that feature the use of the same studio flooring as the one featured in this image. For examples, see HP049812/F05022, HP024329/ A-08968 and HP005315/G-00601.

In this series (MS-3374), there is a another studio portrait featuring the one of the same individuals (see J-04844). Described as PR-1259 - Maynard family collection.

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Accession number(s): 95-7328-3

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Location: 000343-1023

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This photograph was originally located in BC Archives and Records Service manuscript container identified as: "Maynard Coll. Box 7.19. Indians -Indian portraits. #23 plates” and "#95"

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