Jørgen Wickstrøm studio (Tromsø, Norway), labelled 'J. Wickstrøm'Date of Photo:
Troms; TromsøCultural Group:
Carte de VisiteSize:
92 x 54 mmAcquisition:
Joan Evans - Donated August 1941
Studio portrait of a Saami child, standing, wearing a distinctive hat.
Research publication - This carte de visite has been published in Elizabeth Edwards, 'Evolving Images: Photography, Race and Popular Darwinism', in Diana Donald and Jane Munro (eds.), Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts (Cambridge and New Haven, 2009), p.170, figure 176.2: 'J. Wickstrøm (Tromsø, Norway), Saami child wearing winter clothing, 1870s. Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. (C.148)'; also listed on p.325 of the 'Checklist of Exhibits' as catalogue number 148. [PG 24/01/2013]
Research Notes - This carte de visite has been identified as a photograph by Jørgen Wickstrøm, taken from the printed information on the reverse. Wickstrøm's studio is described as being located in Tromsø. [PG 18/02/2013]