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American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of Ainu artifacts, 1998.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 585

Abstract

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.

Dates

  • 1998

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

147 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

Language of Materials

English

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good; a few slides are slightly discolored

General Note

All slides have captions.

General Note

Slides contain many K numbers.

General Note

Previous number used: K17854

General Note

Slides have Anthropology collection numbers.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
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.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
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