Franz Boas posing for the Hamat’sa life group figures
Franz Boas posing for figure in US National Museum exhibit entitled "Hamats'a coming out of a secret room", 1895 or before.
Notations on back: "U.S.N.M. Rept. (1895) Plate 29 Hamats'a coming out of secret room," and "Kwakiutl Indian ceremony for expelling cannibals."
Aaron Glass, "On the Circulation of Ethnographic Knowledge" (Material World Blog).
Alice Beck Kehoe, "Boas as Hamatsa: Appropriate for the Medal for Exemplary Service to Anthropology Award?", Anthropology News, February 2006, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 4-5.
SIRIS Record Information.