Ethnology Exhibit, Natural History Building - Kicking Bear Figure

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44_F01_016]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 01, Image No. SIA_000095_B44_F01_016

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Summary

United States National Museum ethnology exhibit case in the Natural History Building, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, featuring figure of Kicking Bear, a chief of the Lakota, also known as Teton Sioux, tribe.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Anthropology

Notes

  • USNM No. 30314
  • The figure incorporates the painted life mask of Kicking Bear, made by the Bureau of American Ethnology during his visit to Washington D.C. in 1896.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 01, Image No. SIA_000095_B44_F01_016

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1920
  • Circa 1920s

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnology
  • Anthropology
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44_F01_016]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 11 x 7 ;

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