MS 7531 Miscellaneous drawings and illustrations by Mary Wright Gill
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Gill, Mary W.
Physical Description:
82 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The material includes printed illustrations which were rendered by Mary Wright Gill for the Bureau of American Ethnology. There are also other ethnographic drawings and several watercolors.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mary Wright Gill was the wife of Bureau of American Ethnology illustrator De Lancey W. Gill. She was a contract artist for the Bureau of American ethnology who rendered many of the illustrations used in the BAE annual reports. She also used the name Mary Irwin Wright and Mary Irwin Gill.

Custodial History
Transferred from the Archives of American Art, June 4, 1993. They were originally maintained in the NMAA/NPG library.
Custodial History
Previously titled "Miscellaneous drawings and illustrations."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7531

Local Note
Local Note
Ink and pen drawings, graphite drawings, watercolor drawings, photographic copies of illustrations, and printed illustrations.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7531, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746