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MS 7294 Hester Merwin Carib Indian drawings

Creator:
Ayers, Hester Merwin, 1902-1975  Search this
Extent:
10 Items (color drawings , 13 x 18 inches to 18 x 21 inches.)
Culture:
Carib of Dominica  Search this
Carib Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Portraits
Date:
circa 1940
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 10 color portrait drawings, undertaken circa 1940 by artist Hester Merwin Ayers, depicting Carib Indians in Salybia, Dominica. Subjects include men and women.
Biographical / Historical:
Salybia is the administrative center of the Carib Territory, a 3700 acre district in Dominica which was established in 1903 for the descendants of the indigenous Carib people who inhabited Dominica prior to European colonization and settlement.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7294
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Portraits
Citation:
Manuscript 7294, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS7294
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7294
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MS 4434 Notes on the Island-Carib of Dominica

Creator:
Taylor, Douglas MacRae  Search this
Correspondent:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Culture:
Carib -- Island  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Maps
Photographs
Place:
Lesser Antilles -- Dominica
Date:
1937-40
Scope and Contents:
"Addenda and Corrigenda [to Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 119, Anthropology Paper Number 3]," [1938], [24] pages; "Further Notes on the Karib of Dominica," [1939], 44 pages, including pencil drawings; linguistic notes--vocabulary, phrases, place names, [14] pages; anthropometric and genealogical data on 35 individuals, [1940], [105, 4] pages; map; ca. 100 photographs; letters from Taylor to Bureau of American Ethnology, 1937-40, 6 pages; memo from T. D. Stewart, 1 page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4434
Topic:
Island Carib  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Island Carib  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- anthropometry  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Maps
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 4434, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4434
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4434

Machete

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; used by the Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
NMAI agent:
Susan Secakuku, Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Object Name:
Machete
Media/Materials:
Wood, steel
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Dimensions:
62.7 x 5.7 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
England; United Kingdom (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1980
Catalog Number:
26/3278
Barcode:
263278.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_279428
Additional Online Media:

File

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; used by the Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
NMAI agent:
Susan Secakuku, Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Object Name:
File
Media/Materials:
Wood, metal
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
England; United Kingdom (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1980
Catalog Number:
26/3278
Barcode:
263278.001
See related items:
Non-Indian
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_279429
Additional Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; used by the Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Object Name:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Plastic
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Dimensions:
72.0 x 80.0 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)`
Place:
Western hemisphere (inferred)
Date created:
2000-2004
Catalog Number:
26/9719
Barcode:
269719.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Bags/Pouches (and parts)`
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_411159

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
MAI agent:
Reverend Thomas Huckerby, Non-Indian, 1869-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Diorite
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Dimensions:
3 x 3 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
600 BC-AD 800
Catalog Number:
8/6068
Barcode:
086068.000
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_92855
Additional Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Collector:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Carnelian
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Trant's Estate; Trant's; Saint Georges Parish; Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
12/7012
Barcode:
127012.000
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_136580
Additional Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Collector:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Carnelian
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Trant's Estate; Trant's; Saint Georges Parish; Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
12/7012
Barcode:
127012.001
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_136581
Additional Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Collector:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Amethyst
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Trant's Estate; Trant's; Saint Georges Parish; Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
12/7016
Barcode:
127016.000
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_136585
Additional Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Collector:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Amethyst
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Trant's Estate; Trant's; Saint Georges Parish; Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
12/7016
Barcode:
127016.001
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_136586
Additional Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Collector:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Diorite
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Dimensions:
2 x 1 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Trant's Estate; Trant's; Saint Georges Parish; Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
12/7033
Barcode:
127033.000
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_136603
Additional Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Saladoid (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Collector:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Seymour Wylde Wilkin Howes (S. W. Howes), Non-Indian, 1883-1927  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Diorite
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Trant's Estate; Trant's; Saint Georges Parish; Montserrat
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Montserrat
Island Grouping:
Leeward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
12/7033
Barcode:
127033.001
See related items:
Saladoid (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_136604
Additional Online Media:

Musical rasp

Culture/People:
Taíno [Puerto Rico] (Puerto Rican Indians)  Search this
Previous owner:
William B. Kirk, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
William B. Kirk, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Musical rasp
Media/Materials:
Gourd, cordage
Techniques:
Cut, incised, tied
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Native Term:
güiro
Place:
Puerto Rico
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
1950-1960
Catalog Number:
23/2323
Barcode:
232323.000
See related items:
Taíno [Puerto Rico] (Puerto Rican Indians)
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_247562
Additional Online Media:

Spoon

Photographer:
Ralph (unknown surname), Taíno [Haiti] (Haitian Indians)  Search this
Culture/People:
Taíno [Haiti] (Haitian Indians)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ralph (unknown surname), Taíno [Haiti] (Haitian Indians)  Search this
Previous owner:
Rena A. Waite, Non-Indian, 1892-1977  Search this
Donor:
Rena A. Waite, Non-Indian, 1892-1977  Search this
Object Name:
Spoon
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
3.5 x 13.2 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Haiti
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
1950-1970
Catalog Number:
25/1734
Barcode:
251734.000
See related items:
Taíno [Haiti] (Haitian Indians)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_267533
Additional Online Media:

Spoon/Ladle

Photographer:
Lester Clarke, Taíno [Jamaica] (Jamaican Indians)  Search this
Culture/People:
Taíno [Jamaica] (Jamaican Indians)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lester Clarke, Taíno [Jamaica] (Jamaican Indians)  Search this
Previous owner:
Rena A. Waite, Non-Indian, 1892-1977  Search this
Donor:
Rena A. Waite, Non-Indian, 1892-1977  Search this
Object Name:
Spoon/Ladle
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, polished
Dimensions:
28.7 x 8.7 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Jamaica
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Jamaica
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
1950-1970
Catalog Number:
25/1751
Barcode:
251751.000
See related items:
Taíno [Jamaica] (Jamaican Indians)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_267643
Additional Online Media:

Basket-covered bottle

Photographer:
Paulinus Frederick, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Culture/People:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Paulinus Frederick, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
NMAI agent:
Cynthia Chavez Lamar (Cynthia L. Chavez), San Felipe Pueblo  Search this
Seller:
Paulinus Frederick, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Object Name:
Basket-covered bottle
Media/Materials:
Glass bottle, larouma fiber
Techniques:
Plaited, twill-plaited
Dimensions:
30.5 x 8 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Salibia (Salybia); Saint David Parish; Dominica
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Dominica
Island Grouping:
Windward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2001
Catalog Number:
25/9605
Barcode:
259605.000
See related items:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275690
Additional Online Media:

Canoe model and paddles

Photographer:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
Culture/People:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
Seller:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
NMAI agent:
Cynthia Chavez Lamar (Cynthia L. Chavez), San Felipe Pueblo  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe model and paddles
Media/Materials:
Laurel wood, white cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
34 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Sineku; Saint David Parish; Dominica
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Dominica
Island Grouping:
Windward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2002
Catalog Number:
25/9693
Barcode:
259693.000
See related items:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275778
Additional Online Media:

Canoe model and paddle/paddles

Culture/People:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
NMAI agent:
Cynthia Chavez Lamar (Cynthia L. Chavez), San Felipe Pueblo  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe model and paddle/paddles
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
23 x 5.3 x 3.2 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Bataka; Saint David Parish; Dominica
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Dominica
Island Grouping:
Windward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2001-2002
Catalog Number:
25/9694
Barcode:
259694.000
See related items:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275779
Additional Online Media:

Mortar and pestle

Photographer:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
Culture/People:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
Seller:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
NMAI agent:
Cynthia Chavez Lamar (Cynthia L. Chavez), San Felipe Pueblo  Search this
Object Name:
Mortar and pestle
Media/Materials:
White cedar
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
18 x 10.5 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Sineku; Saint David Parish; Dominica
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Dominica
Island Grouping:
Windward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2002
Catalog Number:
25/9695
Barcode:
259695.000
See related items:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275780
Additional Online Media:

Basket with cover

Photographer:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
Culture/People:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
Seller:
Martin Etienne, Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica], ca. 1970-2008  Search this
NMAI agent:
Cynthia Chavez Lamar (Cynthia L. Chavez), San Felipe Pueblo  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Larouma fiber
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited, braided
Dimensions:
12 x 8 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Sineku; Saint David Parish; Dominica
Archipelago:
Lesser Antilles
Island Name:
Dominica
Island Grouping:
Windward Islands
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
2002
Catalog Number:
25/9696
Barcode:
259696.000
See related items:
Kalinago (Carib/Kalina) [Dominica]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275781
Additional Online Media:

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