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Miwok women T5917 L1732 (Calif.). 1732

Catalog Data:
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Image Type:
Lantern Slide
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Mewuk (Miwok)
Place:
California; USA
Date Created:
circa 1900
Collection History:
John W. Hudson, a physician married to California artist and collector Grace Hudson, worked in California as an ethnologist, field collector, and photographer and sold collections or worked under contract for a number of major museums. Charles H. Carpenter was the staff photographer at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago from 1899 to 1947 and accompanied Field Museum staff on a number of expeditions. This print may have been owned by anthropologist William Duncan Strong (1899-1962), who may have known Hudson and Carpenter their mutual association with the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois. No further collection history information available.
Description:
Two young women posed outdoors, with feathered (?) head bands, face painting, plain dresses with beaded collars and beaded or woven belts with drops. The woman on the left holds a feathered sash or headband over her shoulder
Catalog Number:
L01733
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Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian