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The Bennett-Bird Bolivia Expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 13
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Bennett-Bird Bolivia Expedition to Bolivia and Peru, 1933-1934. Inca and pre-Inca archaeological sites are the main focus of this film photographed by Junius Bouton Bird, then AMNH assistant field archaeologist. Extensive views of Tiahuanaco, and scenes of Pachacamac, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Sacsahuaman, Kendo, Puca Pucara, Tambo Machay, Lucurmata, and Chiripa are included. In Pachacamac, AMNH assistant curator of anthropology and expedition leader Wendell C....
Dates: 1933-1934

Norman D. Newell and Robert Adlington photographic slides of Peru, 1947.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 383
Abstract

Photographs of people, landscapes, animals, Indian festivals, ancient ruins. Places include Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Huancayo, among others.

Dates: 1947

Peru's Golden Treasures exhibition photographic slides, 1977-1978.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 103B
Abstract

Views of the temporary exhibition Peru's Golden Treasures, a traveling show which opened at the American Museum of Natural History, October 1977.

Dates: 1977-1978

Peru's Golden Treasures photographic slides, 1977.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 82E
Abstract

Studio images of objects and artifacts displayed in the temporary exhibition Peru's Golden Treasures, a traveling show which opened at the American Museum of Natural History, October 1977.

Dates: 1977

Preparation Molds for Exhibits

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Identifier: Mem 306
Scope and Contents Molds for exhibits were created and used to prepare the models that compose the exhibits of the American Museum of Natural history, approximately from 1889 to the 1990s, first by the science departments and then by the Department of Exhibition and its different iterations. Models were meant to reproduce existing and extinct animal specimens, humans and cultural artifacts, insects and plant life. The types of mold that can be found in this grouping provide insight on the methods employed to...
Dates: Usage: circa 1889-1990s

Royal Tombs of Sipán photographic slides, 1994.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 94
Abstract

Slides of the temporary exhibition Royal Tombs of Sipán, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1994. Gallery 3. The exhibition was organized by the Bruning National Archaeological Museum in Lambayeque, Peru, and the Fowler Museum, in Los Angeles.

Dates: 1994

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