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[W. Huse Chapman photographs of Negritos and other peoples of the Philippines].
BANC PIC 2014.068--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2014.068
Collection Overview

Title:

[W. Huse Chapman photographs of Negritos and other peoples of the Philippines]

Creator/Contributor:

Chapman, W. Huse, creator, photographer.

Abstract:

Ethnographic portraits, snapshots and scenes of the Negritos of the Philippines: their customs; activities; dwellings, structures and other material culture; and natural surroundings. Specific subjects include basket weaving, a burial, scarification, and a group of hooded self-flagellants. Also includes portraits and other documentary views pertaining to at least one other tribal group, presumably also of the Philippines. Depicted in a few photographs are Luther Parker, William M. Parker, L. Weigle and possibly other colleagues of Chapman's from the U.S. Bureau of Education.

Date:

1909 (issued)

Subject:

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United States. -- Bureau of Education -- Pictorial works
Negritos -- Portraits
Negritos -- Photographs
Indigenous peoples -- Philippines -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Copyright statement printed in negative on many photographs: Copyright W. Huse Chapman 1909.
Many subjects identified by comparison with similar, annotated photographs by Chapman in the William Miles Parker photograph collection (BANC PIC 1983.110)
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
W. Huse Chapman photographs of Negritos and other peoples of the Philippines, BANC PIC 2014.068, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer ; from the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology ; 2013.
W. Huse Chapman, of Connecticut, was a civil servant of the U.S. Bureau of Education and worked as a teacher among the Negritos in the Philippines, in the Zimbales region of the Island of Luzon.

Type:

graphic
Ethnographic photographs.
Portraits-Philippines.

Physical Description:

photoprint
163 photographs in 1 box : gelatin silver prints ; prints 17 x 12 cm (5 x 7 format) or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2014.068--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2014.068

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.