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Eric Overton Mescalero Apache Diptych

Identifier: PICT-2020-011

Scope and Content

Collection is comprised of paired frontal and three-quarter profile portrait photographs of a 69-year-old Mescalero Apache man. The prints were created using the collodion wet plates process, with the glass plate negative image printed on 31x38 inch photographic paper (images are 30x37.5 inches, each).


  • 2020

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. Use of goloves is requested when handling the prints.

Copy Restrictions

Duplication of print and photographic material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.

Biography / History

Eric Overton, born 1980 in Utah and currently living in Espanola, NM, is a physician, photographer, filmmmaker and sculptor.


2 items (1 folder) : 2 photographic prints ; prints: 31 x 38 in. each

Language of Materials



Contemporary photographic print diptych titled Mescalero Apache created by Eric Overton using collodion wet plate processes.

Physical Location

B2. Filed in Pictorial Collections Oversize Drawer

Processing Information

Collection was acquired in 2020 from the artist and processed in 2021.
Eric Overton Mescalero Apache Diptych, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131