Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of a Native Peruvian Man, by Courret Hermanos, Lima, 1865
|Inventory Number:|| 13191|
|Object Type:|| |
|Brief Description:||Carte de visite (albumen print mounted on card) of a native Peruvian man in native dress, standing full length, turned to right, facing nearly front; he is wearing a large fur, with head-band, dagger, ankle-bands, and bare feet. The card has been trimmed at two edges and the top corners cut diagonally (presumably to fit into an album).|
Eugenio and Aquiles Courret, French photographers, worked in Lima from 1863 to the 1890s, and seem to have traded as Courret Hermanos (Courret brothers) from 1865.
|Primary Inscriptions:||Photographer's name printed on front of mount: 'Courret Hermanos Fotogs. Lima'.
Inscribed on back: 'Chief of the | Aracanians | June 1865' [?in Richard Inwards's hand].|
|Provenance:||Probably from Richard Inwards's photographs.|