Engraving of Native American Rattles

image for Engraving of Native American Rattles
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886. Page 96
Summary
Illustration (Fig. 127) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" is of rattles used by Native Americans in their dances. This exhibit was in the section on musical instruments in the United States National Museum.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives Information File Box 13 Folder Smithsonian Guide Books, 1886 (Brentano Bros.)
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic
Exhibitions
Visitor's Guide
Comparative Technology Section (USNM)
Musical instruments
Rattles
Indians of North America
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Author
Unknown
Subject
United States National Museum
Arts and Industries Building
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Musical History
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
1883
Type
Photographic print
Object
Standard number
95-20318