Engraved woodblock of an "Eskimo child's clothing"

Description
This engraved woodblock of “Eskimo child’s clothing” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Figure 512 (p.557) in an article by Franz Boas (1858-1942) entitled “The Central Eskimo” in the Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian,1884-85.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1888
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Boas, Franz
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
engraving (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.7 cm x 4.3 cm x 2.2 cm; 3 7/16 in x 1 11/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
1980.0219.0477
accession number
1980.0219
catalog number
1980.0219.0477
subject
Native Americans
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
Communications
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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