Quirigua, Guatemala, 1895

ID: SIA RU007084

Creator: Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1895

Citation: William Henry Holmes Papers, 1870-1931

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Abstract

The drawings document William Henry Holmes' field work in Quirigua in Izabal, Guatemala, during 1895 while working for the Field Museum in Chicago. Drawings show area terrain and vegetation, oblique views of Mayan structures, aerial views of layouts, detail sketches of architectural and structural details. Images often include details annotations with measurements. Also contains text describing artifacts.

Date Range

1895

Start Date

1895

End Date

1895

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Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Geology
  • Mayan art
  • Anthropology

Place

  • Guatemala
  • Quirigua
  • Izabal

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA RU007084

Collection name

William Henry Holmes Papers, 1870-1931

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 13