Engraved woodblock of an "Australian grave and carved trees"

Description
This engraved woodblock of an “Australian grave and carved trees” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Figure 37 (p.76) in an article by Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) entitled “Pictographs of the North American Indians: a preliminary paper” in the Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1882-83.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
block
Object Type
Wood Engraving
date made
1886
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Mallery, Garrick
block maker
J. J. & Co.
Physical Description
engraving (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.7 cm x 11.1 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 5/8 in x 4 3/8 in x 7/8 in
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated Place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1980.0219.1206
catalog number
1980.0219.1206
accession number
1980.0219
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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
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Art
Natural Resources
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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