Photographs of Quiche Indians, circa 1890-1902

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.134G
Dates:
circa 1890-1902
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 negatives
glass
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting Guatemalan Indians and their daily activities, including painting ceramics, weaving, using a metate, and possibly carving. The photographs may have been collected by William Edwin Safford during his time in Peru and Bolivia or donated by Mary M. Owen with matching prints in 1902.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 134G

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 134, Photographs of Quiche Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs collected by William Edwin Safford are held in National Anthropological Archives MS 3366, Photo Lot 97, and Photo Lot 76-26.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs donated by Mary Owen are held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 97.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Quiché Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weaving Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926 (possible collector) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu