David Dunn Thomas photograph collection relating to Tahiti, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81J
Creators:
Thomas, David Dunn
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 print
lithograph
1 print
probably platinum
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Collection includes a L. Gauthier portrait of a tattooed Marquesan chief holding a paddle, as well as a reproduction of Francesco Bartolozzi's engraving, "The Cession of the District of Matavai in the Island of Otaheite to Captain James Wilson for the Use of the Missionaries," a representation of the meeting between Tahitians and Europeans.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81J
,
USNM ACC 277609

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 81J, David Dunn Thomas photograph collection relating to Tahiti, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Artifacts donated to the National Museum of Natural History by David Dunn Thomas are held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 277609.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Photographs were originally part of a collection of artifacts given to the Department of Anthropology by David Dunn Thomas as the Henry Collection, in memory of John William Henry and Henry Bonnell Thomas, (accession 277609).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Tahitians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marquesans Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815 (original artist) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gauthier, Lucien, 1875-1971 Personal Name 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/