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Mujer Ona  "circa 1930"

Outdoor portrait of a Selk'nam woman, posed wrapped in a guanaco hide, holding a hide (?) container for water. Path, field, brush and woods in the background

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1920-1940

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 5 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Selk'nam (Ona), South America, Southern South America, Tierra del Fuego

Site Name:

Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego

State:

Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antartica Chilena Region XII

Island Name:

Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego

Archipelago:

Tierra del Fuego Archipelago

Country:

Argentina, Chile

Collection History:

Father Alberto Maria De Agostini was an Italian missionary and a dedicated mountaineer, explorer, geographer, ethnographer, photographer and cinematographer; his missionary work was based in Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia. This and other images of Father De Agostini's were published as postcards, probably during the 1930s. No other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_308616

Catalog Number:

P17192

Album Name:

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