Children with Carved Tablet in Mexico

ID: 96-555

Creator: Matteson, Sumner W

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: June 1907

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7084, Box 3, Folder 11

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Summary

Two native children standing next to an ancient carved stone tablet on Monte Alban in Oaxaca, Mexico. Picture taken on W.H. Holmes' (1846-1933) study trip. Holmes was then Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology, and Head Curator of the National Gallery of Art, now the National Museum of American Art.

Author

Matteson, Sumner W

Subject

  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

On the back of photo, under the photographer's name is says, "Chi Psi Lodge, Minneapolis, Minn."

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7084, Box 3, Folder 11

Contact information

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

Date

June 1907

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Artifacts
  • Historians
  • Field Work
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • School field trips
  • Children
  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Field trips
  • Indians of North America

Place

Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

96-555

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5 x 6 3/4; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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