Electrotype of "Hu'petha"

Description
This electrotype of “Hu’petha” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Plate 28 (p.163) in an article by Alice C. Fletcher (1838-1923) and Francis La Flesche (1857-1932) entitled “The Omaha Tribe” in the Twenty-Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1905-1906.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electrotype
Object Type
Electrotype
date made
1911
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Flecher, Alice C.
LaFlesche, Francis
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.8 cm x 13.5 cm x 2.3 cm; 7 3/8 in x 5 5/16 in x 7/8 in
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
2000.0207.066
catalog number
2000.0207.066
accession number
2000.0207
subject
Native Americans
Cultures & Communities
Communications
Art
Science & Mathematics
Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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