Mary Wright Gill was the wife of Bureau of American Ethnology illustrator De Lancey W. Gill. She was a contract artist for the Bureau of American ethnology who rendered many of the illustrations used in the BAE annual reports. She also used the name Mary Irwin Wright and Mary Irwin Gill.
Transferred from the Archives of American Art, June 4, 1993. They were originally maintained in the NMAA/NPG library.
Ink and pen drawings, graphite drawings, watercolor drawings, photographic copies of illustrations, and printed illustrations.
The material includes printed illustrations which were rendered by Mary Wright Gill for the Bureau of American Ethnology. There are also other ethnographic drawings and several watercolors and
Manuscript 7531, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland