Franz Boas posing for figure in USNM exhibit entitled "Hamats'a coming out of secret room" 1895 or before

image for Franz Boas posing for figure in USNM exhibit entitled "Hamats'a coming out of secret room" 1895 or before
Digital surrogate produced from glass plate negative
Date: Not recorded; 1895 or before.
Original glass negative.
Black and white original glass negative
Addl. KW Subjects
Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw)
Summary
Notations on back of photograph of exhibit (USNM Kwakiutl no Number): "U.S.N.M. Rept. (1895) Plate 29 Hamats'a coming out of secret room," and "Kwakiutl Indian ceremony for expelling cannibals."
Cite as
Negative MNH 8301, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
1895
1895 or before
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Local number
OPPS NEG MNH 8301
Culture
Kwakiutl Indians
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America
Creator
ANONYMOUS
Physical description
1 8x10 in photograph
National Anthropological Archives
Type
Photographs