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A Navaho boy, New Mexico.

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807283
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Names
Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)
Fred Harvey (Firm) (Distributor)
Karl E. Moon & Co. (Photographer)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Indians -- North America -- Southwest

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1910
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC INDIA-Nor-S
Topics
Earrings
Necklaces
Navajo Indians -- Men -- New Mexico
Genres
Portrait photographs
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Printed on border: "Corp. Karl E. Moon & Co." "H-2247." Printed on verso: "Fred Harvey" "Phostint … made only by Detroit Publishing Co."

Content: Printed on verso: "In appearance the Navaho is tall, rather slender and extremely agile. Both sexes, almost from birth, are at home on the pony, and the men are famous for their ability in running. At first acquaintance they are silent and seemingly unfriendly but on closer acquaintance they are found to possess a great store of humor and a cheerful and happy disposition. They are very fond of games. The Navahos are possessed of enormous flocks of sheep. They cultivate orchards, small patches of corn and melons and large areas of beans. The women are the finest blanket weavers and many of the men expert silversmiths."
Physical Description
Form: Postcards ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Form: Photochrom prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 14 x 9 cm. (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1682610
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17175926
Barcode : 33333159346192
UUID: 0ecdfdc0-c555-012f-9f0e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Navaho boy, New Mexico." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1bbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Navaho boy, New Mexico." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1bbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1910). A Navaho boy, New Mexico. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1bbc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A Navaho boy, New Mexico.