Engraved woodblock of the "Workshop of a Navajo Silversmith"

Description
This engraved woodblock of the “Workshop of a Navajo Silversmith” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Plate XVII (p.175) in an article by Dr. Washington Matthews (1843-1905) entitled “Navajo Silversmiths” in the Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1880-81.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1883
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
author
Matthews, Washington
printer
Government Printing Office
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: 12.5 cm x 18.6 cm x 2.3 cm; 4 15/16 in x 7 5/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
1980.0219.1428
catalog number
1980.0219.1428
accession number
1980.0219
subject
Native Americans
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Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
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Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History