Walter M. Koch photographs of Orongo petroglyphs on Easter Island, circa 1970s

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2001-12
Creators:
Koch, Walter M.
Dates:
circa 1970s
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
234 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Images of petroglyphs in Mata Ngarau, a sacred site at Orongo on Easter Island. The photographs are mounted on pages that have been removed from a three-ring binder with "Los Petroglifos de Mata Ngarau Orongo" and "Walter Koch M." handwritten on the front. A map of the Mata Ngarau section and a key to where photographs were made is also available with the collection.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Walter M. Koch was a Chilean dentist and amateur photographer of 1970s Orongo.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 2001-12

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 2001-12, Walter M. Koch photographs of Orongo petroglyphs on Easter Island, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Orongo petroglyphs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 97.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated as part of the Robert Alexander collection to the John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology (National Museum of Natural History) in 1985. Transferred to the National Anthropological Archives with the Charles Love Easter Island slides.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Orongo Site (Easter Island) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petroglyphs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/