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Black-and-white negative

Museum number:
15-30256
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21150030256
Alternate number:
CE-39 (previous number (collector's original number)) and TEMP 2017.154 (temporary number)
Accession number:
Acc.4054
Object count:
1
Description:
4 X 5 " Negative. Hoefler's original description: "Island of Ceylon. Because of the varied climates on the Island of Ceylon it possesses a variety of vegetation unknown any place else in the world. The soil is very responsive to cultivation and extensive plantations are devoted to crops of high economic value, such as tea, rubber, cacao, bananas and so on. Photograph shows Paul Hoefler in a banana grove.
Donor:
Sharon Cordary
Collection place:
Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Verbatim coll. place:
Island of Ceylon
Culture or time period:
Sinhalese
Maker or artist:
Paul L. Hoefler
Collector:
Paul L. Hoefler
Collection date:
1931-1932
Materials:
Cellulose nitrate film
Place depicted:
Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
7.0 Use not specified (Communication, Records, Currency, and Measures)
Production date:
1931-1932
Accession date:
August 8, 1985
Department:
Registration
Dimensions:
whole— length 5 inches and whole— height 4 inches
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