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row of Hopi snake dancers
  • G. Wharton James
    1858–1923
    born: Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom ; active: United States
  • row of Hopi snake dancers, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • albumen print
  • Object Height/Width: 19.5 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 8 11/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7738
Description

The black and white image is of a row of male dancers from the back. Each is bare chested with their hair left loose with feathers on the backs of their heads, and animal skin "tails." Audience members can be seen in the background. It is mounted on grey-green mat board.