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Four-post coffin.

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834642
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Burial customs - A-L

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BURI - (A-L)
Topics
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites
Scaffold burial
Tombs & sepulchral monuments -- Alaska
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- Alaska
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Alaska". Includes additional text.

Source identifier : 10230 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content: Burial site of the "Koloschian" people. Canoe and other possessions of the deceased placed over box containing body.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 9.6 x 12.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 2155911
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17706061
Barcode : 33333159464318
UUID: d27712f0-c53c-012f-2eef-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Four-post coffin." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd0c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Four-post coffin." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd0c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1874). Four-post coffin. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd0c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Four-post coffin.