Trade token

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Culture/People
Non-Indian
Artist/Maker
Kirk Brothers
Previous owner
Kirk Brothers
Dr. Lancelot Ely, Non-Indian, 1875-1962
Seller
Dr. Lancelot Ely, Non-Indian, 1875-1962
Object Name
Trade token
Media/Materials
Metal trader's tokens
Techniques
Struck/minted
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Gallup; McKinley County; New Mexico; USA
Collection History
Manufactured and used by Kirk Brothers Indian Traders (Gallup, New Mexico); formerly in the collection of Dr. Lancelot Ely (1875-1962, a surgeon in Somerville, New Jersey); purchased by MAI from Dr. Ely in 1950.
Catalog Number
21/5019
Barcode
215019.000
See related items
Non-Indian
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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