Photographs of Department of Anthropology conservation and ceramic studies, 1973

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-6
Dates:
1973
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
35 Negatives
acetate: 35mm
10 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs largely depicting Andreas Joseph Andrews, a conservator in the Department of Anthropology, working with pottery and other artifacts in his laboratory. There are also images of Dr. Owen Rye and William Potts conducting laboratory tests as part of an Ancient Technology Project study of ceramic firing. The photographs were made in May 1973, probably by a Smithsonian photographer.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Andreas Joseph Andrews (d. 1992) was a sculptor and creator of plaster casts for the Smithsonian Institution and an artifact restorer for the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Owen S. Rye was an Australian scholar of Pakistani ceramics and pottery who participated in the Pakistani Culture Studies-Foreign Currency Program with Department of Anthropology staff Clifford Evans and Gus Van Beek. William Potts was a graduate student of paleo-archeology during the 1970s; during the 1971 and 1972 seasons, he worked at Tell Jemmeh in Israel as a square supervisor and then as an assistant to Dr. William Melson for his geological study of the surrounding area.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 91-6

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 91-6, Photographs of Department of Anthropology conservation and ceramic studies, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Andrews can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Rye's report on the Smithsonian-New South Wales Expedition to Pakistan can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7376.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum conservation methods Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Andrews, Andreas Joseph, d. 1992 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rye, Owen S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potts, William 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/