Engraved woodblock of an "Indian Village"


This engraved woodblock of an “Indian Village” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published in 1875 as Figure 43 (p.119) in Report of the Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and Its Tributaries. Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871, and 1872, under the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution by John Wesley Powell (1834-1902). The illustration was drawn by Thomas Moran, and engraved by John Minton (fl. 1875).

Date Made: ca 18751875

Publisher: Bureau of American EthnologyPrinter: Government Printing OfficeAuthor: Powell, John WesleyOriginal Artist: Moran, ThomasGraphic Artist: Minton, JohnBlock Maker: V. W. & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonAssociated Place: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Native Americans


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0219.1424Catalog Number: 1980.0219.1424Accession Number: 1980.0219

Object Name: blockblock, engraved woodObject Type: Wood Engraving

Physical Description: engraving (overall production method/technique)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9.1 cm x 12.3 cm x 2.3 cm; 3 9/16 in x 4 13/16 in x 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a1bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_750415

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