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North American (Mississippi Valley and Ohio), Central American and Peruvian antiquities - North American (Mississippi Valley and Ohio) 1858

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Creator:
Davis, Edwin Hamilton
Artist:
Plunket, James
Physical description:
92 sheets
black portfolio
Type:
Drawings
Collection descriptions
Works of art
Date:
1858
Summary:
Drawings of antique objects found in mounds, tombs, and ancient cities of America, arranged, classified and described by Dr. Davis. Material also includes typed list of drawings and notes - 10 pages. Five deteriorating acetate negatives that originally came with the collection have been discarded. Four were copy negatives of some of the drawings. The fifth negative, which has been digitized, is a photograph of an artifact, not found among the drawings. The image is a side view of a pipe carved in the shape of a frog crouched to spring. A print made from the digital image has been placed with the collection.
Cite as:
Manuscript 3146-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA MS 3146-a
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Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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