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Four-post coffin.

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Four-post coffin.

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)
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites
Scaffold burial
Tombs & sepulchral monuments -- Alaska
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- Alaska
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
Dynix: 2155911
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706061
Barcode: 33333159464318
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d27712f0-c53c-012f-2eef-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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 June 23, 2017. 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.