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Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Sheets (15 to 17 x 25 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7421
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The following are descriptions of the pictures that are copied from an accompanying sheet: harvesting rice--the cycles in the farmers' hands are made of iron and palm wood; carrying sheaves of rice to be thrashed; threshing rice--the flail used is made of palm wood and bamboo; sweeping the rice grain together in order to have it sifted; sifting the...

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Dates:
late 19th century
Size:
1 Item (59 cm. x 25.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7322
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A print of this type is used in Chinese homes as a talisman. It shows Pangu, the mythological creator of the universe. In this image, he holds in his hands the sun (with yang symbol in ideograph) and the moon (with yin symbol in ideograph), for he created the universe by transforming yin and yang. An ax on a tree stump is an instrument believed to ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1825 or earlier
Size:
1 Volume (45 pages 31 loose pages, 23.5 cm x 34 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7162
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The title is apparently figurative, for the eleven drawings in this collection depict punishments other than those by the sword. Accompanying notes describe the punishments in the drawings.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (33 x 50 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The calendar is divided into several panels. Tables in Chinese writing occupy small rectangular panels in the four corners and pictures occupy the remaining panels. The table in the two top corners marks months and seasonal dates, such as the spring equinox, summer solstice, and so forth. The table occupying the two bottom corners note forbidden, o...

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Creators:
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934
Tompkins, William
Dates:
1897-circa 1930s
Size:
85 Items (0.85 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4396
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Personal letters received by Hugh Lenox Scott and his collection of newspaper clippings relating to Indians. Box 1: Personal letters received, 1897-98 and 1926, 1929. Alphabetically arranged by sender. Approximately 100 letters. Bills and receipts, personal. 1 folder. Newsclippings. Roughly sorted by cataloguer into the following categories: Sign L...

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Creators:
Asano Bunki
Watanabe Torazō
Seikōdō
Dates:
1882
Size:
1 Sheet (69x37 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7195
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Included are topographic features, the harbor view with various watercraft in the bay, and the port city layout with identification marks for temples, shrines, street names, public buildings, and other points of interest.

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1790
Size:
1 Sheet (64x54 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7179
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map is a view of buildings, street scenes, and hot springs. It identifies names of hot springs and includes notes on their efficacies for certain or all known ailments. It also identifies temples and other points of interest. An inset lists place names and distances from Katsatus. Affixed is a clipping of a picture showing women at an open air ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1920s-1930s?
Size:
1 Sheet (21.5x14.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7176
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map shows a bird's-eye view of the city and its surroundings--the city as a grid of streets and the environs as hills, bay, and so forth. Identified and/or illustrated are various historical and scenic points of interest, including the anchoring spot for the blackships of European nations and the spot where Perry landed. An English caption emph...

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Creators:
Kōto shorin
Take no hara Yoshibei
Dates:
1864
Size:
1 Sheet (60x90 cm with added piece, 12x39 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7180
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map includes historical and geographical features of Kyoto, including an inset that lists distances from Nijō Obashk (bridge) to various points of interest. Identified with colors are temples, shirines, palaces, castle remains, streets, shopes, and so forth.

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Dates:
circa 1900
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photographic print
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.319
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Outdoor portrait of Septima Koehler standing in front of a tipi next to a Hunkpapa Lakota woman. Two children and an elderly Hunkpapa Lakota woman sit on the ground in front of the teepee. Most likely in Wakpala near the St. Elizabeth's Mission School on the Standing Rock Reservation, South Dakota.