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A recent paper in the Journal of Museum Ethnography discusses Lewis Carroll's photograph 'Dressed as a New Zealander' and discusses the props use by Carroll and the wider context around the image, the sitters and its subsequent history.
The full paper reference is available here: Jeremy Coote and Christopher Morton, 'Dressed as a New Zealander', or an ethnographic mishmash? Notes and reflections on two photographs by Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.28 (March 2015), pp. 150–172; and it may be available directly from the authors.
Image: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford.
With thanks to Professor Elizabeth Edwards.
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