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Expedition's ox cart  "1910"

Three men following behind an oxen team pulling a cart through the waters of the Florida Everglades. Man on left is possibly Alanson Skinner (anthropologist), man in center wears a Seminole foksikco bi, or 'big shirt', and man on right may be Frank Brown (guide). This hand colored lantern slide is the mirror image of the original negative. Painted colors may not accurately depict the garments and/or scene.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1910-1910

Materials:

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Dimensions:

3.25 x 4 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Florida, Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Seminole, Southeast

Site Name:

Everglades

State:

Florida

Country:

USA

Collection History:

In 1910, anthropologist Alanson B. Skinner was sent by the American Museum of Natural History in New York to conduct ethnographic field research on the Seminole people of the Florida Everglades. Both Skinner and professional photographer Julian A. Dimock photographed this expedition. In 1916, Skinner joined the staff of the Museum of the American Indian and probably used this and other lantern slides for public lectures. He may have donated the images to MAI or they may have been found among his things following his sudden death in 1925.

Source ID:

NMAI_292930

Catalog Number:

L00300

Album Name:

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