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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Sioux  Search this
Previous owner:
Abel E. Brooks (A.E. Brooks), Non-Indian, 1833-1917  Search this
Collector:
L. W. Richards, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Torch (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Wood, tree pitch/gum
Techniques:
Coated
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1889-1890
Collection History:
Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected on December 29, 1890 from the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota by W.J. Slaughter of the US Army's Seventh Cavalry; acquired by Abel E. Brooks (1833-1917, a renowned collector of Civil War firearms) at an unknown date; acquired by George Heye from an unknown source in 1906.
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Catalog Number:
1/1171
Barcode:
011171.000
See related items:
Sioux
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63447d265-826e-488d-ba7e-536f59e806df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_12003