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Engraved woodblock of a "Cochiti water vessel"

Engraved woodblock of a "Cochiti water vessel"

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This engraved woodblock of a “Cochiti Water Vessel” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the print was published in 1883 as Figure 638 (p.408) 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 Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1880-81.
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Object Name
Object Type
Wood Engraving
date made
Bureau of American Ethnology
Government Printing Office
Stevenson, James
place made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
overall: 6.7 cm x 6.4 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Native Americans
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Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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