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Mourning-cradle.

Image ID: 834681

Mourning-cradle. (1881)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Mourning-cradle.

Published Date

: 1881

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25 x 15 cm.

Notes

: Leaf from "A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians" by H.C. Yarrow. Extracted from U. S. Bureau of American Ethnology. First annual report, 1879-80. Note 2.) Written on border: "Chinook Indian ; body in cradle is left floating on river and so decays." Red spots on image. Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Reports and serial publications, as well as unbound and ephemeral material. [s.n.]) Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology., Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Burial customs - American Indian

Source Description

: 2 folders (45 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BURI - Ame

Digital ID

: 834681

Record ID

: 1044331

Digital Item Published

: 6-20-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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