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Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, circa 1890-1910

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Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology
Photographer:
Beckwith, Paul E
Ellis, Harry C. b. 1857
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919
United States National Museum
American Museum of Natural History
Field Museum of Natural History
Pan-American Exposition (1901 : Buffalo, N.Y.)
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Physical description:
14 prints : silver gelatin
7 prints : albumen
Culture:
Zulu (African people)
Ainu
Samoans
Paiute Indians
Indians of North America Great Basin
Apache Indians
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1890
circa 1890-1910
Summary:
The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1891); dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History; African artifacts in Herbert Ward's studio in Paris; and exhibit halls in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries building (1891). The photographers represented in the collection include Paul Edmond Beckwith, Henry E. Sorgersen & Co., and Harry C. Ellis.
Cite as:
Photo lot 4, Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Exhibitions
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 4
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Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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