Engraved woodblock of three individuals, two on horses and one standing

Engraved woodblock of three individuals, two on horses and one standing

This engraved woodblock of three American Indians, two on horseback and one standing, was engraved by F. S. King and printed by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C. for the Bureau of American Ethnology in about 1880.
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Object Name
Object Type
Wood Engraving
date made
ca 1880
Bureau of American Ethnology
Government Printing Office
block maker
V. W. & Co.
graphic artist
King, Francis Scott
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated Place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
overall: 9.8 cm x 9 cm x 2.3 cm; 3 7/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Native Americans
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Science & Mathematics
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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