'Pilger aus Marokko'. Photographer: Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje

1781.b.6/47

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The record is made up of 1 collotype print. It was created in 1888. It was written in German. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Genre/Subject Matter:

This full-length seated portrait shows a bearded man, described as a pilgrim from Morocco. He sits face forward, looking towards the camera.

The man wears a full-length white robe held at the waist with a dark sash, a white turban and shoes.

The negative has had hand-work applied, causing the image to take on a soft-shaded paint-like quality in places. In particular the original background has been substituted completely.

Inscriptions:

Printed above image, in ink:

XXII

Printed beneath image, in ink:

‘Pilger aus Marokko.’

A circular 'British Museum' blind stamp is located in the lower right corner.

Extent and format
1 collotype print
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

139 x 98 mm

Format:

1 collotype print

Condition:

The print is in good condition.

Foliation:

‘XXII’

Written in
German in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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Original held at
British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity.
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Unrestricted

Archive reference
1781.b.6/47

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Date(s)
1888 (CE, Gregorian)

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