Kali Dancer

ID: MNH-905 or MNH905

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 12

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Summary

A mannequin dressed as a Kali Dancer is on exhibit in the Hall of Pacific and South Asian Ethnology in the National Museum of Natural History. The mannequin in the exhibit is labeled as "King Bali of India in a Sacred Dance Drama".

Author

Unknown

Subject

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 12

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1960s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Pacific and South Asian Ethnology Exhibits
  • Kali Dancer
  • Asian Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • Museum mannequins
  • Asian Ethnology

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-905 or MNH905

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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