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Negative  "circa 1920"

Outdoor portrait of an unidentified man and woman wrapped in guanaco hide robes, seated in underbrush; he is holding a bow and is wearing a conical hide hat. Per E.L. Bridges: "(left) Te-al...with her husband, Ishtohn (Thick Thighs)."

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1910-1930

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 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:

Esteban Lucas Bridges was an Anglo-Argentine author and explorer; the son of missionary parents, he spent much of his life in Tierra del Fuego and grew up living with the Selk'nam and Yamana. No other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_347346

Catalog Number:

N20235

Album Name:

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