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Black-and-white negative

Museum number:
15-30280
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21150030280
Alternate number:
CE-67 (previous number (collector's original number)) and TEMP 2017.178 (temporary number)
Accession number:
Acc.4054 and Acc.4686
Object count:
1
Description:
Black and white negative of the Ceylon jungle. Pith helmeted man with one leg on rectangular open structure on top of boulder, carved staircase and handrails visible.
Donor:
Elizabeth M. Friedenthal and 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:
Cat. 15 - Photographic negatives
Dimensions:
whole— length 5 inches and whole— height 4 inches
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