Portraits and skull studies of the people of the Philippines by Joseph Montano, 1880
Thirty-six photographic portraits of indigenous Filipino people, by Joseph Montano. Nine studies of human skulls. Intended as studies of different ethnic groups. Accompanied by a French manuscript by Montano. Contains images of human remains.
- Creation: 1880
Language of Materials
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Content Warning: This material contains images of human remains.
MS. 23051 photogr. 88 / 1
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 99:6533; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 333
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Montano worked for the Department of Public Instruction of France, and was sent to the Philippines for a scientific mission. He provided detailed portraits, images, and descriptions of his time there.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Bruno Tartarin France, 06/1999
Albumen paper prints