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Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Co., 1882-1920

 

Subject: Edwin Francis Coffin, Non-Indian, 1883-1969

       Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI), 1916-1989

 

Date Created: September 1916

 

Catalog Number: P05608

 

Format: Albumen print

 

Dimensions: 6.5 x 8.25 in.

 

Collection History: Presumably commissioned by George Heye to document the early work of the Museum of the American Indian.

 

Description: Edwin F. Coffin (1883-1969, MAI staff member) cleaning a stone head (039216.000) at the 10 East 33rd Street location of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation

 

Place: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 10 East 33rd Street; New York City, Manhattan; New York County; New York; USA

 

Site Name: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 10 East 33rd Street

 

Culture/People: Lenape (Delaware),Non-Indian

 

Culture Hierarchy: Mid-Atlantic>Lenape (Delaware)

 

Persistent URL:http://www.americanindian.si.edu/searchcollections/item.aspx?irn=320230

 

Repository:National Museum of the American Indian

 

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