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Title
The ghost gamble
Names
T. Sinclair & Son (Lithographer)
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
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
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Genres
Illustrations
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 Reports and serial publications, as well as unbound and ephemeral material. [s.n.]) Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology., Author.
Content: Sioux women gambling for the effects of deceased person. Game is played with plum stones.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 14 x 20cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17261466
Barcode: 33333159463757
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2d53a80-c53c-012f-d2ff-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
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The ghost gamble" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd35-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. "The ghost gamble" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd35-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). The ghost gamble Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd35-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The ghost gamble