Archeology Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History, Wood Carvers of Southern Florida

ID: MNH-995

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 9

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Summary

An exhibit of "Wood Carvers of Southern Florida" includes wood, shell and plant fibers used by the Calusa Indians of southern Florida and the tools, weapons and utensils fashioned with the raw materials. The exhibit is on display in the National Museum of Natural History's North American Archeology Exhibit which opened in November 1962.

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: 9

Contact information

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

Date

1962

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Wood
  • Hall of North American Archeology (Exhibition)
  • Historians
  • Wood carvings
  • Exhibitions
  • Wood-carving
  • Indians of North America
  • Calusa Indians
  • Wood-carvers

Place

Florida

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-995

Physical description

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

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