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Reason: File access is limited to the Blackfoot Digital Library [BDL] and to the Museums currently caring for the items.  Models will be freely viewable on the Mootookakio’ssin microsite of the BDL.    Limiting access to full photogrammetric datasets is a community-led decision safeguarding and protecting against misuse of community ‘assets’.

Photogrammetric dataset of HASMG:1983.78.4 and 5 (scalp locks) at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

posted on 2022-05-11, 13:56 authored by Thomas AllisonThomas Allison, Louisa MinkinLouisa Minkin, Concepts Have Teeth


HASMG:1983.78.4 and 5


Hastings Catalogue Description: 

Blue beaded scalp, c1870 taken by Chief Crazy Crow in his youth. 

Blackmore Notes: 

Two scalps taken by the Blackfoot Chief Crazy Crow. He took these (one from a Kutenai and one from a Crow Indian) when at about 17 years of age, he was on the war path against these tribes. He was on his deathbed when he gave these to Mrs Sheridan. 

Photogrammetric dataset of 103 jpeg images, taken on project visit to Hastings Museum and Art Gallery  April 2022 


Concepts Have Teeth, And Teeth That Bite Through Time: digital imaging and Blackfoot material culture in UK museums.

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