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Title
The ghost gamble
Names
T. Sinclair & Son (Lithographer)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Burial customs - American Indian

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BURI - Ame
Topics
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites
Gambling
Indians of North America -- Games
Tipis -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Dakota Indians -- Structures -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Dakota Indians -- Women -- Great Plains -- 1800-1899
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content: From "A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians" by H.C. Yarrow. Extracted from U. S. Bureau of American Ethnology. First annual report, 1879-80.
Source note: From
Content: Sioux women gambling for the effects of deceased person. Game is played with plum stones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 14 x 20cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 2155912
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17261466
Barcode: 33333159463757
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2d53a80-c53c-012f-d2ff-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1881: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The ghost gamble" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd35-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The ghost gamble" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd35-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1881). The ghost gamble Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd35-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The ghost gamble