Item J-04834 - Studio portrait (side profile, mid-length) of an unidentified Indigenous individual seated taken at a photographic studio attributed to Frederick Dally.

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Studio portrait (side profile, mid-length) of an unidentified Indigenous individual seated taken at a photographic studio attributed to Frederick Dally.

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

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J-04834

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  • [1866-1870] (Creation)

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1 glass plate negative : b&w

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Studio portrait (side profile, mid-length) of an unidentified Indigenous individual seated taken at a photographic studio attributed to Frederick Dally. It is a collodion glass plate negative. The sitter wears their hair with braids and an earring is visible. The sitter has a blanket draped around their shoulders. The sitter's gaze is looking straight at the camera. The studio flooring is not visible. The studio backdrop is plain. This negative does not appear to have been manipulated.

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The negative is missing emulsion near the bottom and top edges of the portrait and the emulsion contains cracks in areas depicting the sitter. This results in a loss of the visual information on the plate in those regions.

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Restriction: The format of this photograph J-04834 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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For materials relating to alternative print versions of photographic works by Frederick Dally, see the BC Archives Photograph Collection (see #HP020350/G-04610 - “Collection of portraits of native people of different tribes” for an alternate print of this negative). This studio portrait is cropped and featured this presentation poster attributed to Dally. The caption in the poster is handwrittten as the following: "Cape Flattery Indian Woman W.[J]."

For Indigenous studio portraits created by early Anglo-European photographer Frederick Dally and associated photographic albums, see PR-1380 - Frederick Dally fonds. This studio portrait is cropped and featured in an album containing Frederick Dally prints (see accession #198509-002, MS-3100, album 5, page 34). The following is the handwritten caption that accompanies this portrait: "Cape Flattery Woman Fuca Strait."

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Accession number(s): 95-7328-3

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Archives code(s): HP094488

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This photograph was originally located in BC Archives and Records Service manuscript container identified as: "Maynard Coll. Box 7.13 Indians. Box 7.14 Indians" and "#91"

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  • Box: 000343-1021