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Title
Mourning-cradle
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Burial customs - American Indian

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BURI - Ame
Topics
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites
Cradleboards
Ship burials
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Leaf 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.
Content: Written on border: "Chinook Indian ; body in cradle is left floating on river and so decays." Includes additional text.
Source note: From Reports and serial publications, as well as unbound and ephemeral material. [s.n.]) Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology., Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: Sheet 25 x 15 cm
Red spots on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17261466
Barcode: 33333159463666
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dfb79cc0-c53c-012f-427e-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

  • 1881: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mourning-cradle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd2c-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. "Mourning-cradle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 7, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1881). Mourning-cradle Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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