Engraved woodblock of a "Zuni eating bowl"

Engraved woodblock of a "Zuni eating bowl"

Description
This engraved woodblock of a “Zuni eating bowl” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the print was published in 1883 as Figure 425 (p. 357) in an article by James Stevenson (1840-1888) entitled “Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico and Arizona in 1879” in the Second Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1880-81.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
block
Object Type
Wood Engraving
date made
1883
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Stevenson, James
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 4.1 cm x 7 cm x 2 cm; 1 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
1980.0219.0032
accession number
1980.0219
catalog number
1980.0219.0032
subject
Native Americans
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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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