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Whitney Halstead collection of photographs of indigenous art

Creator:
Halstead, Whitney (collector and photographer)  Search this
Names:
British Museum  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Nampeyo, ca. 1856-1942  Search this
Pushruk, Anthony Eskimo  Search this
Extent:
27 Negatives (acetate)
140 Prints (silver gelatin (including proof sheets of contact prints))
1 Print (albumen)
11 Copy prints
Culture:
Peruvians  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Prints
Copy prints
Place:
Benin (Kingdom)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting pottery and pottery designs from historic Pueblo groups and archeological sites, including pottery by Hopi potter Nampeyo and an image of Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and examples of her pottery. There are also some photographs that depict a pueblo, Southwest landscapes, cliff dwellings, rock art, craftspeople, and dwellings, mostly relating to Southwest peoples, Peruvians, and Australian aborigines. The collection includes images of artifacts in the collections of the Chicago Natural History Museum, Field Museum, British Museum, University of Illinois, Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology, and Paul Pearson collection. Notes and notices relating to publication are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Whitney Halstead (1926-1979) was an art historian and artist. He acquired his BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he became Chairman of the Division of Fine Arts in 1967. He also worked as an assistant in the Field Museum's anthropology department and wrote art history publications.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-43
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds Whitney Halstead's papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of photographs or photographs of objects held by Chicago Natural History Museum, Field Museum of Natural History, British Museum, University of Illinois, and Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology cannot be copied. Copies or permission must be obtained from these repositories.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Kachinas  Search this
Camps  Search this
Australian Aborigines  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Masks  Search this
Spinning  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-43, Whitney Halstead collection of photographs of indigenous art, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-43
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-43

Twining Cedar (14 of 15): Weaving Designs - False Embroidery

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2019-06-19T01:32:48.000Z
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Sewing Gut (5 of 13): Studying Historic Museum Pieces

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Twining Cedar (6 of 15): Harvesting and Preparing Maidenhair Fern

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2019-06-18T00:20:39.000Z
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Twining Cedar (4 of 15): Harvesting Red Cedar Bark

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Voices from Cedar (10 of 12): Whistle-Making Workshop – The Exterior

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Twining Cedar (15 of 15): Ending - Weaving the Rim

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Weaving a Yup’ik Issran/Grass Carrying-Bag (10 of 11): Making the Top Edge

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2020-08-03T00:56:01.000Z
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Weaving a Yup’ik Issran/Grass Carrying-Bag (2 of 11): Talking with Grace Anaver

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Voices from Cedar (6 of 12): Elbow Adze

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Creating Quillwork 7 (of 8): Meet the Artists

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2018-10-17T22:19:21.000Z
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Voices from Cedar (9 of 12): Designing a Whistle

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Weaving a Yup’ik Issran/Grass Carrying-Bag (6 of 11): Dyeing Grass

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Sewing Gut (12 of 13): Sewing a Gut Basket

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Twining Cedar (15 of 15): Ending - Weaving the Rim

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Twining Cedar (5 of 15): Preparing Red Cedar Bark

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Athabascan Moosehide Tanning & Sewing (3 of 23): Talking with Ahtna Elder Jeannie Maxim

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Listen & Learn SLI Yupik (11 of 12): Aaraaghusik Iiggak (Fancy Gloves)

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Weaving a Yup’ik Issran/Grass Carrying-Bag (7 of 11): Getting Ready

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Land Acknowledgement

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