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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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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

Rug

Collector:
N/A  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Marjorie M. Post  Search this
Length - Object:
188 cm
Width - Object:
127 cm
Culture:
Navajo (Diné)  Search this
Object Type:
Rug
Place:
Greasewood Area, Apache County, Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
16 Jun 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
318782
USNM Number:
E418938A-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8451162
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Terraced Bowl

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Matilda C. Stevenson  Search this
Donor Name:
Bonham's Auction House  Search this
Diameter - Object:
23.5 cm
Height - Object:
14 cm
Culture:
Zuni (A:shiwi)  Search this
Object Type:
Pot
Place:
Not Given, New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
15 Jul 1991
Collection Date:
1880 to 1884
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387018
USNM Number:
E425653-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458806
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Earthen Bowl

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Matilda C. Stevenson  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Diameter - Object:
35 cm
Height - Object:
12 cm
Culture:
Zuni (A:shiwi)  Search this
Object Type:
Pot
Place:
Zuni, Zuni Reservation / Mckinley County, New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1885
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
85A00007
USNM Number:
E111343-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8329982
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Top Moccasins (1 Pair)

Collector:
Emile Granier  Search this
Donor Name:
Emile Granier  Search this
Culture:
Apache (?)  Search this
Santa Clara (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Moccasin Legging
Place:
Not Given
Accession Date:
14 Sep 1898
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
034005
USNM Number:
E200362-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8354694
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Cinch For Saddle

Collector:
Dr. Washington Matthews  Search this
Donor Name:
Matilda C. Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Navajo (Diné)  Search this
Object Type:
Cinch
Place:
Not Given, Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
25 Apr 1890
Collection Date:
1887
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023123
USNM Number:
E150445-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8340076
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Earthen Pitcher

Collector:
Matilda C. Stevenson  Search this
Donor Name:
Matilda C. Stevenson  Search this
Height - Object:
22.5 cm
Width - Object:
22 cm
Depth - Object:
19 cm
Culture:
Zuni (A:shiwi)  Search this
Object Type:
Pot
Place:
Zuni Reservation, Mckinley County, New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
11 Feb 1889
Collection Date:
1887
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
021664
USNM Number:
E134576-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8338838
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Antelopes

Culture/People:
Tesuque Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest R. Herrera, Tesuque Pueblo  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Antelopes
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
60.7 x 24.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Tesuque Pueblo, Tesuque Reservation; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1961
Catalog Number:
26/2374
Barcode:
262374.000
See related items:
Tesuque Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278484

Lefties out Hunting

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Bruce Timeche, Hopi Pueblo, 1923-1987  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Lefties out Hunting
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
54.3 x 37.7 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Songoopavi (Shongopovi), Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1961
Catalog Number:
26/2353
Barcode:
262353.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278463

Bowl

Culture/People:
probably Hopi Pueblo (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Clinton Neal Cotton (C.N. Cotton), Non-Indian, 1859-1936  Search this
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Possible owner:
Bruce T. Ellis, Non-Indian, 1903-1985  Search this
Seller:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Gallup; McKinley County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
22/8682
Barcode:
228682.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_243291
Additional Online Media:

At Dawn

Culture/People:
Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Geronima Cruz Montoya (Potsunu/Po-tsunu), Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo), 1915-2015  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
At Dawn
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, casein paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
61.0 x 45.7 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo), San Juan Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
26/2361
Barcode:
262361.000
See related items:
Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278471

Blue Whipper (Sakwa Hu) kachina

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Keith Torres, Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Michael Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Rhoda Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Michael Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Rhoda Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous seller:
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop  Search this
Title:
Blue Whipper (Sakwa Hu) kachina
Object Name:
Kachina/Katsina
Media/Materials:
Cottonwood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
11 x 11 x 25 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Third Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1988-1989
Catalog Number:
26/1517
Barcode:
261517.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277615
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Concho belt

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ron Youvella, Hopi Pueblo, 1956-2005  Search this
Previous owner:
Mariska Pugsley Marker, Non-Indian, 1918-2016  Search this
Donor:
Mariska Pugsley Marker, Non-Indian, 1918-2016  Search this
Previous seller:
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Concho belt
Media/Materials:
Silver, commercially tanned leather
Techniques:
Overlaid
Dimensions:
109.5 x 5.0 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Arizona; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1990-1991
Catalog Number:
27/7
Barcode:
270007.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_412906

Eagle Dancer

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Pablita Velarde (Tse Tsan), K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), 1918-2006  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Eagle Dancer
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
30.2 x 60.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Albuquerque; Bernalillo County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1960
Catalog Number:
26/2462
Barcode:
262462.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278572

The Philosopher

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Robert D. Shorty, Diné (Navajo), b. 1944  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop  Search this
Title:
The Philosopher
Object Name:
Sculpture
Media/Materials:
Walnut wood, stone, paint
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid, painted
Dimensions:
9.2 x 22 x 35 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Fort Defiance, Navajo Reservation; Apache County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1982
Catalog Number:
25/7086
Barcode:
257086.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272971
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Blue Corn Maidens

Culture/People:
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Gilbert Atencio (Wah Peen/Wo Peen/Gilbert Benjamin Atencio), San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1930-1995  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop  Search this
Title:
Blue Corn Maidens
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, casein paint, gouache/opaque watercolors
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
24.4 x 66 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
San Ildefonso Pueblo, San Ildefonso Reservation; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
26/2024
Barcode:
262024.000
See related items:
San Ildefonso Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278131
Additional Online Media:

Pueblo

Culture/People:
Chickasaw  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Adele Collins (Adele Victor Collins/Martha Adele Collins), Chickasaw Nation, 1908-1996  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of New Mexico Museum Shop  Search this
Title:
Pueblo
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Masonite, oil paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
66.7 x 82.0 x 3.2 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1962
Catalog Number:
26/2032
Barcode:
262032.000
See related items:
Chickasaw
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278139

Turkey Effigy Pot

Donor Name:
Artes Shop, Museum Of New Mexico  Search this
Culture:
Acoma  Search this
Object Type:
Pot
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
21 Oct 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
281093
USNM Number:
E410312-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8440698

Black-On-White Bowl

Donor Name:
Artes Shop, Museum Of New Mexico  Search this
Culture:
Acoma  Search this
Object Type:
Pot
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
21 Oct 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
281093
USNM Number:
E410313-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8440699

Jemez Culinary Ware

Donor Name:
Museum Of New Mexico  Search this
Site Name:
Giusewa (Pueblo Gyusiwa)  Search this
Culture:
Jemez, A.D.1300-1700  Search this
Object Type:
Pottery
Place:
Jemez Valley / Jemez State Monument, Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
21 Oct 1968
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
280819
USNM Number:
A451317-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8203639

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