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Picture Puzzles: Red Cloud and His Uncle's Shirt

Picture Puzzles: Red Cloud and His Uncle's Shirt

December 13, 2002 – July 2, 2004

Museum: Natural History Museum

Location: Ground Floor, West Side of Constitution Ave. Lobby

This exhibit case documents and reveals the extensive amount of research that goes into the reproduction of a single photograph for a publication, as well as the use of this information to identify an important artifact in the collection. It also demonstrates how one researcher -- Joanna Scherer in the museum's Department of Anthropology -- discovered valuable information about this shirt, leading to its documentation as an important artifact within the museum's collection.


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