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Old Time Indian Art 1957 Painting

Creator:
Blue Eagle, Acee 1907-1959  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Creek Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 08759400
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Acee Blue Eagle Papers 1935-1959
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_77427
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[Beaded garters showing art figures]

Physical description:
glass negative
Culture:
Menominee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
BAE GN 612 A
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_247346

Pillow, Ceramic:Celadon Glaze:at Exhibit of Korean Art at National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 003 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767903
OPPS NEG 5726876 ?
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61086

Incense Burner, Ceramic:Celadon Glaze:at Exhibit Of Korean Art at National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 003 in x 004 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767904
OPPS NEG 5726876 ?
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61087

Students Inside Art Studio During Art Class; Paintings on Wall 1904

Creator:
Gardener, Helen H (Helen Hamilton) 1853-1925  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 009 in x 006 in mounted on 010 in x 007 in
Culture:
Philippines  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1904
Local number:
NAA INV 05137402
OPPS NEG 82-13338
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_65098

Group of Men and Women Viewing Exhibit of Korean Art at National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 008 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767300
OPPS NEG 5726866 ?
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61078
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Whitney Halstead photograph collection of indigenous art

Creator:
Halstead, Whitney (collector and photographer)  Search this
Names:
British Museum, collector and photographer  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History, collector and photographer  Search this
Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Nampeyo, ca. 1856-1942  Search this
Pushruk, Anthony Eskimo  Search this
Extent:
27 Negatives (acetate)
140 Prints (silver gelatin (including proof sheets of contact prints))
1 Print (albumen)
11 copy prints
Culture:
Peruvians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Prints
Copy prints
Place:
Benin (Kingdom)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting pottery and pottery designs from historic Pueblo groups and archeological sites, including Nampeyo pottery and an image of Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and examples of her pottery. There are also some photographs that depict a pueblo, Southwest landscapes, cliff dwellings, rock art, craftspeople, and dwellings, mostly relating to Southwest Indians, Peruvians, and Australian aborigines. The collection includes images of artifacts in the collections of the Chicago Natural History Museum, Field Museum, British Museum, University of Illinois, Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology, and Paul Pearson collection. Notes and notices relating to publication are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Whitney Halstead (1926-1979) was an art historian and artist. He acquired his BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he became Chairman of the Division of Fine Arts in 1967. He also worked as an assistant in the Field Museum's anthropology department and wrote art history publications.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-43
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds Whitney Halstead's papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of photographs or photographs of objects held by Chicago Natural History Museum, Field Museum of Natural History, British Museum, University of Illinois, and Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology cannot be copied. Copies or permission must be obtained from these repositories.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Kachinas  Search this
Camps  Search this
Australian Aborigines  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Masks  Search this
Spinning  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-43, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-43
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-43

Arthur Amiotte photographs of his art

Creator:
Amiotte, Arthur (photographer and artist)  Search this
Extent:
314 copy color slides
Culture:
Oglala Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
copy color slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1963-1986
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Arthur Amiotte's artwork, including stitchery and quilts, clothing and mocassins, wall hangings, and paintings. The collection also includes some images of exhibits of Amiotte's work, a powwow, and scenic views of the Great Plains area.
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in 1942 and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Arthur Amiotte is an Oglala painter, collage and fiber artist, lecturer, and author. Influenced by native artist Oscar Howe, Amiotte's art is based on Oglala tradition and culture.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 88-1, NAA ACC 89-13
Reproduction Note:
Copy slides made by Smithsonian Institution, 1987.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Artwork by Amiotte can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in American Indian Social and Political memorabilia.
The Archives of American Art holds audio recording of an oral history interview with Amiotte.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Wall hangings  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Painting  Search this
Quilts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 88-1, Arthur Amiotte photographs of his art, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-88-1

Crown, Gold:Old Silla Dynasty, 5th-6th C AD:at Exhibit of Korean Art, National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 008 in x 010 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767700
OPPS NEG 5726872 ?
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61082
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Exhibit, "A Korea Project", at Akron Art Institute SEP 1959

Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 008 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1959
SEP 1959
Local number:
NAA INV 04768300
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61091
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Exhibit, "A Korea Project", at Akron Art Institute SEP 1959

Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 008 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1959
SEP 1959
Local number:
NAA INV 04768400
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61092
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Exhibit, "A Korea Project", at Akron Art Institute SEP 1959

Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 008 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1959
SEP 1959
Local number:
NAA INV 04768500
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61093
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Exhibit, "A Korea Project", at Akron Art Institute SEP 1959

Physical description:
1 photoprint 008 in x 010 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1959
SEP 1959
Local number:
NAA INV 04768600
See more items in:
Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61094
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Statue, Wood:Female with Headdress:from Exhibition, "Art of the Sudan" 1960

Subject:
Frumkin Gallery (on Loan)  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 003 in x 006 in
Culture:
Bambara  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1960
Local number:
NAA INV 06015100
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_66891

Metropolitan Museum of Art photographs of American Indian musical instruments

Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Prints (cyanotype)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Cyanotypes
Date:
circa 1914
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting American Indian musical instruments in the Crosby Brown Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, including Northwest Coast reed instruments and rattles.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments was donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1884 by Mrs. John Crosby Brown. Originally 276 specimens, the collection grew to over 3500 by the publication of the Metropolitan Museum's catalog of the collection in 1914-1915.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2K
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Five photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 24 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 87-2K. These are also Metropolitan Museum of Art photographs of the Crosby Brown Collection and form part of this collection.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
See others in:
Metropolitan Museum of Art photographs of American Indian musical instruments, circa 1914
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Cyanotypes
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2K, Metropolitan Museum of Art photographs of American Indian musical instruments, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2K
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2k

Adolphe Braun photographs of art in European museums

Creator:
Braun, Adolphe, 1811-1877  Search this
Names:
British Museum  Search this
Musée du Louvre  Search this
Collector:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-  Search this
Extent:
68 mounted prints (albumen)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Mounted prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1866-1877
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Roman, Greek, Assyrian, and Egyptian sculpture in European museums. Most of the images were made in the British Museum, but others were made at the Vatican, the Louvre, and in Florence.
Biographical/Historical note:
Adolphe Braun (1811-1877) was a French photographer and pioneer of photographic reproduction techniques at his studios in Paris and Dornach. Mostly created after 1866, his photographs of famous works of art helped advance the field of art history; this was his most successful photographic project.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-34, USNM ACC 57117
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs and drawings of paleolithic sites, previously filed in 79-34, have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 157.
Material found in Gus Van Beek's office can also be found in the National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 79-38.
Additional photographs donated by Lucy Hunter Baird as part of accession 57117 can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24 and Photo Lot 97.
Lucy Hunter Baird also donated artifacts to the Department of Anthropology in accession 57117.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Sculpture, Greek  Search this
Sculpture, Roman  Search this
Sculpture, Egyptian  Search this
Sculpture, Assyro-Babylonian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-34, Adolphe Braun photographs of art in European museums, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-34
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-79-34

Comte Henri Begouen photographs of Peleolithic cave art

Creator:
Begouen, Henri, comte, 1863-1956  Search this
Extent:
31 prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Photographs
Place:
France -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1912-1930
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting Henri Begouen's excavations of caves, mostly on his property in France. There are images of Paleolithic paintings, carvings, and sculpture in caves in France, including Cave du Tuc d'Audobert, Cave de Montespan, Cave de Niaux, and Cave des Trois Freres. One image depicts an excavation party, including Henri Breuil, Comte Begouen and sons, and Comte Cartailhac.
Biographical/Historical note:
Comte Henri Begouen (1863-1956) was a Professor of Prehistory at the University of Toulouse. In addition to excavation of caves on his property, he also participated in an excavation with James Townsend Russell in 1931.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 76-78, USNM ACC 121411
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Begouen, which were previously filed in Photo Lot 79-38, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 76-78. These photographs were also purchased as part of accession 121411 and form part of this collection.
Begouen also donated artifacts to the Department of Anthropology in accessions 117494 and 117889.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Paleolithic period -- France  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 76-78, Comte Henri Begouen photographs of Peleolithic cave art, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-78
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-76-78

Madame Yang, Wife of Korean Ambassador, Viewing Bronze Maitreya of Old Silla Dynasty at Exhibit of Korean Art in National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 008 in x 010 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767400
OPPS NEG 5726867 ?
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61079
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Group, Including Chief Justice Earl Waren, Ambassador You Chan Yang, and Madame Yang, Viewing Exhibit of Korean Art at National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 008 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767500
OPPS NEG 5726870 ?
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61080
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Whang Jai Kyung and Mikyung Shin in Costume Demonstrating Korean Instruments and Music at Exhibit of Korean Art in National Gallery of Art 1957

Physical description:
1 photoprint 010 in x 008 in
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957
Local number:
NAA INV 04767600
OPPS NEG 5726871 ?
See more items in:
Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_61081
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