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Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 102G
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos, held at the American Museum of Natural History. The exhibition displayed 50 photographs capturing the centuries-old lifestyle of the Amazon's Tapirapé Indians, highlighting the work of Charles Wagley.

Dates: circa 1993

Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 157B
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos, held at the American Museum of Natural History. The exhibition displayed 50 photographs capturing the centuries-old lifestyle of the Amazon's Tapirapé Indians, highlighting the work of Charles Wagley.

Dates: 1993 April 29

Brazilian primitives

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 19
Scope and Contents In 1953 the AMNH hired filmmaker Victor J. Jurgens to make the first two films (Brazilian Primitives and Guatemala) in a projected series of twenty-four documentaries intended to record vanishing cultures. Neither the films nor the series was completed. The three reels of unedited footage for Brazilian Primitives contain important documentation of Brazilian tribes in the process of change: the Tapirape Indians of central Brazil and an unidentified tribe from the upper Xingu (probably the...
Dates: 1955