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House & Dr. Lothrop's camp Ona Indians. Tierra del Fuego, Argentine. 589  "1925"

View of Samuel K. Lothrop's camp at Lago (Lake) Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, with tent in middleground and planked house in background (slide label suggests that the house is a Selk'nam dwelling). They are in a cleared area, surrounded by trees

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1925-1925

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 4 in.

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Lago Fagnano (Lago Kami, Lake Fagnano)

County:

Ushuaia 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_292355

Catalog Number:

L00589

Album Name:

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