American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of Ainu artifacts, 1998.
Photographs of Ainu artifacts in three sets. Part one is taken by photographers Kazuyoshi and Takako Ohtsuka of Ainu artifacts, and includes weaponry, clothing, jewelry, bags, and wooden woven crafts or structure. Part two contain images of artifacts from the B. Dean Expedition and B. Laufer Expedition, containing scrolls of illustrations of Japanese officials, hearth, bear cage, and ritual bear hunt. Also included models of Ainu man and woman, engraved bone implements, knife and case, Nivkh (Gilyak) coat, and models of log houses. Part three is the Austerlitz collection, which includes Nivkh (Gilyak) clothing, figurine, musical instruments, and scrolls of Ainu houses.
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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )
147 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm
Language of Materials
condition reviewed 20110826 good; a few slides are slightly discolored
All slides have captions.
Slides contain many K numbers.
Previous number used: K17854
Slides have Anthropology collection numbers.
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.
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