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Creators:
Reed, Edwyn C.
Dates:
June 2, 1883
Size:
1 item (page + photograph )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1292
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy of inscription on Easter Island tablet in the Chile National Museum. Also photograph of "inscription from Easter Island" marked "For M.M. Pinart, with Capt D---? compliments, June 2, 1883"

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Creators:
Seler, Eduard, 1849-1922
Dates:
undated
Size:
44 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2399
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

English translation of "Caratère des Inscriptions Aztèques et Mayas" published in Revue d'ethnographie. v.8 (1889).

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Creators:
Woodward, W. Elliott
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (piece , 3 ft. x 10 ft.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7193
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
undated
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3819
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Submitted to Mr Hewitt for attention. Copy of Mr Hewitt's reply, criticising the statements on the tablet. May 6, 1935.

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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:
Roman Nose, (Lakota chief)
Strong, Samuel E.
White, Charles C.
Dates:
1866
Size:
1 Item (disbound volume of 83 drawings+ 3 pages of notes, graphite, colored pencil, and ink, 20 x 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1303
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ledger book of drawings, now disbound, with scenes of warfare, horse raiding, and a few of courting. The book contains drawings by multiple artists, probably both Lakota and Cheyenne, based on the events and war medicine depicted, esp. shield designs. Inscriptions in the volume give the history of acquisition and identify activities in each scene. ...

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Creators:
Berry-Hill Galleries
Dates:
[ca. 1970]
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.berrhilg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photo of inscription on reverse of Havell's painting VIEW OF SING SING ON THE HUDSON, and a clipping illustrating the painting. The inscription dates this painting and by implication dates a larger version of it in the New York Historical Society.

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Creators:
Hampton, James, 1909-1964
Dates:
[ca. 1950-1964]
Size:
71 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hampjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings by Hampton in an unknown script, sometimes accompanied by notes in English, quotations from the Bible or simply the word "Revelation." The writings are on loose leaf paper, in a 108 page notebook entitled "St. James : The Book of the 7 Dispensation" and in seven notebooks with only a few inscribed pages each. Also included is a Bible that ...

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Dates:
circa 1868
Size:
2 Prints (color, woodblock, 13 x 35 inches and 19 x 26 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1988-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of two color woodblock print Japanese maps from circa 1868. The first map (13x 35 inches) is entitled "Ōshu Matsushima Shiogama z̲e̲n̲z̲u̲" and depicts Matsushima-Shiogama in Miyagi Prefecture circa 1806. An English caption title reads "Matsushima (about 130 years ago - 1806)" and is affixed on the lower margin of the b...

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