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Collection Creator:
Cordry, Donald Bush  Search this
1 Photographic print
Photo-folder 1
Purepecha (Tarasco)  Search this
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Scope and Contents:
Outdoor portrait of a Purepecha (Tarasco) potter sitting with some of his pots in Patambam, Michoacán State, Mexico. He is holding up an animal figure in one hand. See also P11991.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
NMAI.AC.001.008, Item P11990
See more items in:
Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico
Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico / Series 1: Michoacán and Guererro States: Purepecha (Tarasco), Guererro Nahua
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian