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
date made
1886
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Mallery, Garrick
block maker
J. J. & Co.
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated Place
United States: New York, New York
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
ID Number
1980.0219.1206
catalog number
1980.0219.1206
accession number
1980.0219
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Data Source
National Museum of American History