National Anthropological Archives

Guide to Drawing of North West River Post and scenery

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS153515
Dates:
undated
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
1 Drawing
graphite on cardboard
9 x 8.25 inches
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Drawing by an unidentified artist depicting Northwest River Post and showing corn fields, a graveyard, a signal tower, tents, houses, a missionary church, fence, and various topographic features including hills and a stream. The drawing is identified in Bryant's A Journey to the Grand Falls of Labrador (1892) as "Native Drawing."
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Biographical Note
Biographical Note
Henry Grier Bryant (November 7, 1859–December 7, 1932) was an American explorer and writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1891, he organized an expedition to Grand Falls in Labrador, Canada. Bryant's detailed account of his trek was published in The Century Magazine in 1892, and The Geographical Society of Philadelphia reprinted it as the book A Journey to the Grand Falls of Labrador later that year.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the United States National Museum by Henry G. Bryant January 14, 1892.
Separated Materials
Related artifacts have been retained by the Department of Anthropology (Accession 25288).
Variant Titles
Northwest River post and scenery by an Eskimo
Native drawing

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Drawing of North West River Post and scenery (MS 153515), National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA INV 08510400
USNM Accession 25288


Keywords
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Repository Contact
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