Detail View: Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection: Man ("Kandian Chief") wearing dhoti, quilted jacket and a beaded necklace. Possibly Kandy, Sri Lanka.

File Name: 
Wolff_AsiaAfricaEurope_singles_037
Collection Name: 
Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection
Collection Description: 
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Work Type: 
photographs
Work Title: 
Man ("Kandian Chief") wearing dhoti, quilted jacket and a beaded necklace. Possibly Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Work Agent Name: 
Scowen & Co.
Work Agent Role: 
photographers
Work Date: 
1880/1900
Work Date Type: 
creation
Location Name: 
Sri Lanka
Repository Location Name: 
University of Colorado Boulder Special Collections Department
Repository Location Type: 
corporate
Technique: 
gelatin silver prints
Technique Vocab: 
aat
Inscription Text: 
"Costume and head-dress of Kandian chief"
Inscription Text Type: 
caption
Inscription Text: 
"Kandian Chief, Scowen & Co., Ceylon."
Inscription Text Type: 
text
Work Description: 
Image No. 37. "Costume and head-dress of Kandian chief" titled in ink and "Kandian Chief, Scowen & Co., Ceylon" titled in plate. 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 photo, mounted. c. 1897.
Work Description: 
The subject wears what appears to be a dhoti, plus a quilted jacket and a necklace of metallic beads. He stands next to a potted "Rex" begonia plant.
Relation: 
Asia, Africa, and Europe album
Relation Type: 
partOf
Relation Relids: 
wolff_asiaAfricaEurope
Relation href: 
http://cudl.colorado.edu/luna/servlet/s/cckl62
Image Title: 
Man ("Kandian Chief") wearing dhoti, quilted jacket and a beaded necklace. Possibly Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Image Work Type: 
digital image