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Jointed figure in the form of a caricature of a boy holding a candle

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood , paint and metal
Dimensions:
32 3/8 x 11 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (82.2 x 30.2 x 41.6 cm)
Type:
figures (representations)
Date:
early - mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.305
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and D├ęcor
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.305
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Figure: Shan man

Collector:
Dr. Charles Shontz  Search this
Height:
20cm
Length:
6cm
Width:
8cm
Culture:
Burmese  Search this
Shan  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Burma (Myanmar), Asia
Collection Date:
1955
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433217-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11142433
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Wood Carved Figure

Collector:
Francis B. Wilson  Search this
Length:
5.4cm
Width:
3.5cm
Height:
2.8cm
Culture:
Ulithian  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Fassarai, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1945
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433437-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11412326
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Wood Carved Figure

Collector:
Francis B. Wilson  Search this
Length:
6.8cm
Width:
4cm
Height:
3.8cm
Culture:
Ulithian  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Fassarai, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1945
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433438-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11412330
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Wood Carved Figure

Collector:
Francis B. Wilson  Search this
Length:
7.5cm
Width:
4.6cm
Height:
4.2cm
Culture:
Ulithian  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Fassarai, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1945
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433439-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11412333
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Wood Carved Figure

Collector:
Francis B. Wilson  Search this
Length:
9.8cm
Width:
5.8cm
Height:
5.2cm
Culture:
Ulithian  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Fassarai, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1945
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433440-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11412336
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Wood Carved Figure

Collector:
Francis B. Wilson  Search this
Length:
11cm
Width:
5.9cm
Height:
5.3cm
Culture:
Ulithian  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Fassarai, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1945
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433441-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11412340
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Carved Figure Of Man With Cloth Skirt

Collector:
Francis B. Wilson  Search this
Length:
32cm
Width:
9cm
Culture:
Ulithian  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Fassarai, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1945
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433444-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11412351
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Carved Wooden Bear Figure

Collector:
Carl Etter  Search this
Length:
10.5cm ca.
Width:
6cm ca.
Height:
7cm ca.
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
: Ainu  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Hokkaido (not certain) / Sakhalin Island (not certain), Japan, Asia
Collection Date:
1 Jan 1931
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433544-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11485669
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Decoy Duck

Culture:
Paiute  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Carson Lake, Nevada, United States, North America
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E7128-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11489182
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Male statue

Collector:
Connie Mays  Search this
Jerry Mays  Search this
Height:
43cm
Width:
10cm
Thickness:
5cm
Circumference:
32cm
Culture:
Yapese  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Falalop, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1 Jan 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433609-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11540778
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Female statue

Collector:
Connie Mays  Search this
Jerry Mays  Search this
Height:
43cm
Width:
12cm
Thickness:
7cm avg
Circumference:
34cm
Culture:
Yapese  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Falalop, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1 Jan 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433611-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11540780
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Squatting figure

Collector:
Connie Mays  Search this
Jerry Mays  Search this
Length:
8cm
Width:
5.5cm
Height:
17cm
Culture:
Yapese  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Falalop, Ulithi Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia
Collection Date:
1 Jan 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433614-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11540784
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Power Figure

Collector:
Dr. Arthur Dintenfass  Search this
Length:
19cm
Width:
7.5cm
Height:
8.5cm
Culture:
Teke  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433940-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11925271
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Ashanti fertility doll

Collector:
Dr. Ann Dunham  Search this
Length:
24cm
Width:
13cm
Height:
3cm
Culture:
Ashanti  Search this
(Not certain)  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Ghana (not certain), Africa
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E434822-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_13001614
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Carving of a male figure (moai kavakava)

Collector:
Dr. Francis M. Hueber  Search this
Length:
68cm
Width, Maximum:
9.5cm
Depth, Maximum:
12.5cm
Culture:
Easter Islander (Rapa Nui)  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile, Polynesia
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E436144-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14101999
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Earthen Coiled Serpents

Donor Name:
Mrs. Alfred Gibbs  Search this
Culture:
Prehistoric  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
1871
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
002039
USNM Number:
A10063-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8000782
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Small Full Statuette, Greenstone, cast

Donor Name:
Hon. Joel R. Poinsett  Search this
Hon. George A. Matile  Search this
Culture:
Prehistoric  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
1864
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
64A00070
USNM Number:
A1009-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8001138
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Bird Of Black Clay (Whittle)

Donor Name:
Thomas Wilson  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Not Given
Accession Date:
1904-Jan-29
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
042207
USNM Number:
A101674-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8001973

Soapstone Carving Of An Animal

Donor Name:
Thomas Wilson  Search this
Length:
3.6cm
Culture:
Roman  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Italy, Europe
Accession Date:
1904-Jan-29
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
042207
USNM Number:
A101800-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8002109
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