61 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 4.5 x 6.5 inches.)
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities
This collection contains 61 glass plate negatives taken by Rev. Thomas Huckerby between 1912-1920. Most of the images depict views of petroglyphs on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Grenada. Also includes eight images of objects collected by Huckerby; these objects are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.
Organized in boxes; arranged by image number.
Thomas Huckerby was a Wesleyan missionary of British nationality who also worked as an anthropologist in the Caribbean in the early 20th century. He documented a number of prehistoric rock carving sites on various islands, as well as collecting artefacts for the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Some objects depicted in these images are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.
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