Relics and Selves

Exhibit Label

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Name:

Madre india con niņos

Person:

Witcomb, Alejandro S.

Pub. place:

Buenos Aires

Publisher:

Date of Pub.:

1890

Decade:

1880s

Country:

Argentina

Description:

Photograph of an indigenous woman with her children

Institution:

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

Medium & Display:

photography

Present Material:

photograph

Discourse:

anthropology, fine arts

Key Concept:

body, the other

Contents:

artisan crafts, arts, barbarism, conquest, desert, expeditions, frontier, race