Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians, Cañon de Chelle, New Mexico. Squaw weaving blankets. The native loom. The blankets made are of the best quality, and impervious to water

A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 26 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".
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  • A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 26 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".

Date:

1873

Artist:

Timothy O’Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
commissioned by George Wheeler for the War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

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Artist

Timothy O'Sullivan

Title

Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians, Cañon de Chelle, New Mexico. Squaw weaving blankets. The native loom. The blankets made are of the best quality, and impervious to water

Origin

United States

Date

1873

Medium

Albumen print, stereo, No. 26 from the series "Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian"

Dimensions

9.3 × 7.4 cm (each image); 10 × 17.7 cm (card)

Credit Line

Photography Gallery Fund

Reference Number

1959.616.23

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