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Culture/People
Yakutat Tlingit
Possible collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Arrow
Media/Materials
Animal bone, ivory, feather/feathers, copper, twine/string, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted, wrapped
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Controller Bay (Bering Bay); Chugach Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of and probably collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from George T. Emmons in 1920 with funds donated by MAI trustees James B. Ford (1844-1928) and Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
9/7862
Barcode
097862.000
See related items
Yakutat Tlingit
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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