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Negative  "1925"

View of an abandoned camp with conical wooden tipi-like structures amongst trees. Per Lothrop "The Indians of Tierra del Fuego," 1928, MAI/Heye Foundation: "...showing destruction of houses after the death of an occupant."

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1925-1925

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:

Laguna de los Pescados

County:

Rio Grande Department

State:

Tierra del Fuego Province

Island Name:

Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego

Archipelago:

Tierra del Fuego Archipelago

Country:

Argentina

Collection History:

Anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) conducted a number of field studies for MAI, including a 1925 trip to Tierra del Fuego. This photograph accompanied the object collections he brought back for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_356764

Catalog Number:

N09860

Album Name:

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