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Publisher:
Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Graphic artist:
Nichols, H. H.  Search this
Printer:
Government Printing Office  Search this
Author:
Stevenson, James  Search this
Block maker:
J. J. & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
engraving (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.2 cm x 13.3 cm x 2.3 cm; 6 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1884
Description:
This engraved woodblock of a “Moki method of dressing hair” was prepared, after a photograph, by Henry Hobart Nichols (1838-1887) and the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Plate XLIII (p.583) in an article by James Stevenson (1840-1888) entitled “Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Pueblos of Zuni, New Mexico, and Wolpi, Arizona, in 1881” in the <I>Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1881-82.</I>
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Native Americans  Search this
ID Number:
1980.0219.1879
Catalog number:
1980.0219.1879
Accession number:
1980.0219
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
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Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8d2b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_750870