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Photographer: Nathaniel Livermore Stebbins (N.L. Stebbins/N.L. Stebbins Photo), Non-Indian, 1847-1922

Subject: Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI), 1916-1989

Date Created: December 1921

Catalog Number: P02981

Format: Albumen print

Dimensions: 10.5 x 13.25 in.

Collection History: N.L. Stebbins was best known for his photographs of ships and maritime subjects but also worked as a commercial photographer documenting home interiors, businesses, and the theatre. He was apparently commissioned to take photographs of the Museum of the American Indian and its early exhibits.

Description: View of exhibits in the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, First Floor, West Hall, Yup'ik baidarka or three person kayak (082920.000, deaccessioned and no longer in NMAI's collection) is shown at top of case

Place: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 155th Street and Broadway; New York City, Manhattan; New York County; New York; USA

Site Name: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 155th Street and Broadway

Island Name: Manhattan Island

Culture/People: Yup'ik [Bristol Bay],Unangan (Aleut),Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo),Inuit (Canadian Eskimo)

Culture Hierarchy: Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)>Yup'ik [Bristol Bay]

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Repository:National Museum of the American Indian

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    • 21/Mar/2011 23:45:30

    Thanks for posting this, wonderful work by you and them