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Outrigger Float For An Outrigger Canoe Model

Donor Name:
World Columbian Exposition  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Canoe Outrigger Float Model
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Feb 1894
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027839
USNM Number:
ET18054-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34c8b2076-955b-4961-a45c-e8cb29c6b93c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8497583

Emma A. Koch photograph collection of India, South Asia, and Australia

Collector:
Koch, Emma Augusta, 1847-1932  Search this
Names:
Bourne & Shepherd  Search this
Scowen & Co.  Search this
Shepherd & Robertson  Search this
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912  Search this
Shepherd, Charles  Search this
Extent:
165 mounted prints (circa 165 mounted prints, albumen)
Culture:
Pushtuns  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Burmese  Search this
Andamanese (Indic people)  Search this
Assamese  Search this
Fakirs  Search this
Pakistanis  Search this
Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)  Search this
Kashmiri (South Asian people)  Search this
Bengali (South Asian people)  Search this
Tibetans  Search this
Nepalese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Australia
India
Afghanistan
Assam (India)
Bengal (India)
Rajasthan (India)
Tibet (China)
Nepal
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Burma
Andaman Islands (India)
Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Date:
circa 1862-1885
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Emma A. Koch documenting the people and natural and built environments of India, South Asia, and Australia. The collection largely consists of images of East Indian peoples, structures, scenery, and activities, including tea making and entertainment; areas of India most commonly depicted are Assam, Bengal, and the Andaman Islands. Additional photographs portray people, architecture, and scenery in Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Tibet, and Australia. Most of the photographs were likely taken by Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd (Bourne & Shepherd), with some made by Scowen & Co., Shepherd & Robertson, Benjamin F. Simpson, Reynolds, and Ganey.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 161, USNM ACC 40922
Location of Other Archival Materials:
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 79-38.
Photographs in the Koch Collection (accession 40922), previously filed in Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 8, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 161. These photographs were also collected and donated by Koch in 1903 and form part of this collection.
Additional photograhs by Bourne & Shepherd can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 82-44, Photo Lot 91-27, and Photo Lot 97.
Additional photographs by Shepherd & Robertson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8.
The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives hold additional photographs by Benjamin Simpson, Samuel Bourne, Bourne & Shepherd, Scowen & Co., and Shepherd & Robertson.
Material found in Gus Van Beek's office can also be found in the National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 79-34.
Koch also donated an album of dried flowers to the Department of Anthropology as part of accession 40922.
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Emma A. Koch photograph collection of India, South Asia, and Australia, circa 1862-1885
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture -- India  Search this
Tea trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 161, Emma A. Koch photograph collection of India, South Asia, and Australia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.161
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-161

The god of Adam's Peak

Author:
Paranavitana, Senarat 1896-1972  Search this
Subject:
Yama (Hindu deity)  Search this
Physical description:
78 p. col. front., illus. (part mounted) 5 plates. 32 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Adam's Peak (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka
Date:
1958
Topic:
Art, Sinhalese  Search this
Religion  Search this
Call number:
BL1225.Y3 P22
294 .P19
BL1225.Y3P22
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36255

Ceremonial Spearhead With Jingle

Donor Name:
M F. Savage  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Spearhead
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
13 Apr 1896
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
030547
USNM Number:
E96450-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3381f744b-bee6-4879-99ea-36f88cb779f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489599
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Drum (Dhamala Bere)

Donor Name:
World Columbian Exposition  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Drum
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Feb 1894
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027839
USNM Number:
E95711-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/338dfe797-be0a-40d2-94ed-7d741a72b078
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489392

Native Drum

Donor Name:
World Columbian Exposition  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Drum
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Feb 1894
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027839
USNM Number:
E95712-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3796b99b3-0ab0-4797-8457-c1fb7e0acc61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489393

Native Hautboy (?)

Donor Name:
World Columbian Exposition  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Oboe
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Feb 1894
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027839
USNM Number:
E95713-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3541663a6-74be-400b-bcb1-8fee09bdeb11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489394

Direct Flute

Donor Name:
World Columbian Exposition  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Flute
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Feb 1894
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027839
USNM Number:
E95727-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38c3e4732-d4d2-4390-aa43-5e5d1dbf505a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489411

Standing Cock Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E376995-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f00faf69-0ca9-45b4-bd6c-9ea40c7045ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413630
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Hanging Reservior Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E377080-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/329c22fbc-a71a-4764-938f-e1f4227729ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413659
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Hanging Reservoir Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E377081-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a2620a87-443b-4a81-a4f1-879cd787b6c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413660
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Standing Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E377201-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34727594a-206b-4124-8e34-0b7f2dfebcf8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413687
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Standing Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E377203-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ab679bd9-14f8-4234-ae26-e7aea8e38ff1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413688
Online Media:

Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E377083-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3941e68ad-c8b4-42ad-96c2-2cb473b0045f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413662
Online Media:

Hanging Reservoir Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E377091-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39b8cdfab-8c7e-4d9e-8daa-e3db1e9e177b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413666
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Mahout's Knife And Sheath

Donor Name:
Dr. Casey A. Wood  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Knife Sheath
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
22 Nov 1934
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
131865
USNM Number:
E369521-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3473debe4-27cf-40f7-9a26-2ecabf31c9dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8412025
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Buddhist Temple Lamp

Donor Name:
Mrs. Virginia W. Hillyer  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Lamp
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Oct 1935
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
136485
USNM Number:
E376756-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c5d17e5b-2a3f-480b-b407-78791204a26a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8413564
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Dagger

Donor Name:
David I. Bushnell Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Hindu  Search this
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Dagger
Place:
India (not certain) / Sri Lanka (not certain), Asia
Accession Date:
15 Jan 1925
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
085806
USNM Number:
E327764-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c465bf8f-794f-4911-996c-670a1f345cac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8395215
Online Media:

Tortoise-Shell Comb

Donor Name:
Mrs. Julian James  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Comb
Place:
South, Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
14 May 1907
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
047347
USNM Number:
E247576-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/348293bba-9988-4ad6-8297-1b06955f3f4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8372815
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Bier And Cover (4 Pieces)

Collector:
W. H. Chandlee  Search this
Donor Name:
World Columbian Exposition  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Bier
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
23 Feb 1894
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027839
USNM Number:
E168756-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/335a33abc-c2f7-4154-a69c-6ff5b457d471
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348907
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