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Title:  Tibet (Radja). The head of a blue sheep. [Title from recto of photo mount.]
Item Identifier:  V-12215 (Library accession)
Work Type:  Photographs
Creator:  Rock, Joseph Francis Charles (1884-1962), United States, Austria, photographer
Date:  1926-07-24
Description:  Front view of man holding sheep's head.
Dimensions:  12 x 16.5 cm. (photo), 24 x 30 cm. (board)
Associated Name:  Ho, Shui-san (n.d.), China, subject
Topics:  men; sheep; horns; animal heads; portraits
Materials/Techniques:  gelatin silver process on paper
Note:  General: Digital image made from negative. / Tibet (Radja). Ho Shui Shan with the head of a blue sheep shot by me at Radja among the hills. Photo by J. F. Rock, July 24, 1926. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.]
Citation/References: Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, Diary, 1924-1927, vol. 6, Archives, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Library. / Excerpt from July 24, 1926: "We started over the steep trail back of the monastery; hundreds of blue sheep were grazing around the hills.... I shot a large buck. It is not supposed to be done as these blue sheep are supposedly sacred.... Photographed Ho Shui-san holding the head of the blue sheep." (252-253)
Location:  Ra rgya dgon pa, Ra'gyagoinba, Qinghai Sheng, China
Copyright:  Photographs by Joseph Francis Charles Rock in the Joseph Francis Charles Rock Papers: Copyright 1924-2003, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library of Harvard University, Jamaica Plain for permissions and fees.
Use Restrictions:  Arnold Arboretum/Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain):Access to materials held at the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library of Harvard University, Jamaica Plain is by appointment.
Repository:  Arnold Arboretum/Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain)
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Record Identifier: olvwork123480


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