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Title
Indian graves covered with split sticks.
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Indians -- North America -- Eastern-Northern -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC INDIA-Nor-E 18
Topics
Indians of North America -- 1800-1899
Wyandot Indians -- Structures -- Canada -- 1800-1899
Graves -- Canada -- 1800-1899
Indians of North America--Funeral customs and rites
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "…moans, and other outward signs of grief. The corpse was placed in a burying-ground called by the Hurons Oi-go-sa-yé. If the death had been natural, each corpse was encased separately in birch bark and elevated on four poles. They remained there until the celebration of the "Feast of the Dead," which took place every eight or ten years. At this period the inhabitants of a village taking down each bier in their Oi-go-sa-yé, carefully removed the dried flesh from the bones and wrapped the skeleton in furs and skins. The bones of the dead having been thus…"
Source note: Narrative of the Canadian Red River exploring expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan exploring expedition of 1858. Longman, 1860) Hind, Henry Youle (1823-1908), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15 x 12 cm. (5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17175892
Barcode: 33333159343538
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89c7f390-c554-012f-1ae0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Indian graves covered with split sticks." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1a64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Indian graves covered with split sticks." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1a64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860). Indian graves covered with split sticks. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1a64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Indian graves covered with split sticks.