Saami group

Saami group
Accession number: 
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

Studio portrait of a Saami man and three women, standing, wearing animal skin jackets and distinctive hats.

Photographer: Unidentified studio
Date of photograph: Circa 1870s
Continent: Europe
Geographical area: Northern Europe
Country: Finland | Norway | Sweden (uncertain)
Cultural group: European Saami
Format: Carte de visite, hand-coloured
Size: 96 x 59 mm
Acquisition: Joan Evans. Donated August 1941


Primary documentation: ‘[p.588] Dr. JOAN EVANS, from the property of the late SIR ARTHUR EVANS, Youlbury, Boars Hill, Oxford. [List of items follows]’; ‘[p.590] 38 photographs, many coloured, of Lapp types, in box’: Pitt Rivers Museum accession records (Donations X, 1937–1941), pp.588, 590.