Engraved woodblock of a "Zuni eating bowl"

Description
This engraved woodblock of a “Zuni eating bowl” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the print was published in 1883 as Figure 427 (p.357) in an article by James Stevenson (1840-1888) entitled “Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico and Arizona in 1879” in the Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1880-81.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
block
Object Type
Wood Engraving
date made
1883
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Stevenson, James
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 9 cm x 2.3 cm; 1 15/16 in x 3 9/16 in x 7/8 in
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
1980.0219.0038
accession number
1980.0219
catalog number
1980.0219.0038
subject
Art
Communications
Science & Mathematics
Cultures & Communities
Native Americans
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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