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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:
Bourke, John Gregory, 1846-1896
Dates:
n.d
Size:
1 Drawing (colored pencil, crayon, and ink on tracing paper, 36 x 46 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS409978
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Single leaf of thin, tracing paper. Depicts scene from battle between General Ranald McKenzie and group of Northern Cheyenne, including the warrior/artist Yellow Nose (see MS 166032 for biographical information), on the Head Powder River in Southeast Montana, Nov 1877. Name glyph of Yellow Nose (with adjacent inscription "Gellow Nose") appears abov...

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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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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Postcard (13.8x8.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcard has figure of a Chinese man standing with a votive vessel filled with artificial fruits, probably Shoutao (lit. old-age peaches; cakes made in the shape of a peach [symbol of longevity] and presented on birthdays. The inscription presumably in the hand of collector read: This was made from Chinese postage stamps. Background is in watercolo...

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