Watercolor painting of Corn Dance
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS362107
Creators:
Awa Tsireh, 1898-1955
Evans, Victor J.
Dates:
ca. 1931
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 Item
leaf
Repository:

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Artist won first prize at first Inter-Tribal Arts Exposition, New York, 1931. This is reported to be the first such show for Indian artists (informaton, initialed jce (Ewers) on original PL catalog card.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 362,107
NAA INV 08820000

Local Note
Local Note
The subject (corn dance) was identified April 1, 1978, by sister of the artist, Santana Martinez. (information initialed wcs (Sturtevant) on original PL catalog card.

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Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 362,107, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Accession number 113,605 (March 28, 1931); Department catalog number 362,107. Part of Victor J. Evans bequest. Transferred from Processing Lab April 17, 1978, at request of William C. Sturtevant.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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