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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Books
Collection ID:
NAA.MS316703
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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undated
Size:
1 Sheet (35 x 59 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7414
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In the center of the print is the round mystic symbol for shou, which means long life. In each of the four corners is a bat, a symbol of longevity along with prosperity and happiness. In the borders are plum blossoms and bamboo leaves, both of which represent longevity, strength, and endurance. A fifth bat appears in the border and five bats repres...

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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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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1931
Size:
10 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3595
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Native names.

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Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Dates:
1896
Size:
26 Items (pages and slips )
8 Photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2038
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These are of a painted tablet, katchinas, petroglyphs, and cloud and rain symbols on pottery; list of photographs taken by M. C. Stevenson; and photographs of pottery in United States National Museum, probably used for reference in study of cloud and rain symbols. Two pages of notes entitled "Cloud and Rain Symbols" contain list of [United States N...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website maintained by the Office of Public Affairs that provides guidelines for the use of logos by Smithsonian Institution offices. The website was crawled on November 3, 2014. The accession also includes the set of files that made up the website prior to its relaunch in early October 2014. Materials are in e...

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3962
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This is a drawing of his clan symbol, the turtle, not a representation of his name.- MCB.

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-283
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website maintained by the Office of Public Affairs that provides guidelines for the use of logos by Smithsonian Institution offices. The website was crawled on December 9, 2016. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Loveland, Franklin O.
Dates:
1969; 1975
Size:
492 Pages
79 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7272
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Koehn, Alfred
Dates:
1948
Size:
1 Volume (45 pages 295 cutouts)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7423
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The book is made up of cutouts, mostly from red paper, that have been mounted on the pages of the volume. The cutouts represent people, animals, birds, flowers, and designs.

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