Photographer: Nathaniel Livermore Stebbins (N.L. Stebbins/N.L. Stebbins Photo), Non-Indian, 1847-1922
Subject: Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI), 1916-1989
Date Created: December 1921
Catalog Number: P02977
Format: Albumen print
Dimensions: 10.5 x 13.25 in.
Collection History: N.L. Stebbins was best known for his photographs of ships and maritime subjects but also worked as a commercial photographer documenting home interiors, businesses, and the theatre. He was apparently commissioned to take photographs of the Museum of the American Indian and its early exhibits.
Description: View of exhibits in the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, Second Floor, West Hall, "Ethnology of California, the Northwest and the Desert Southwest." A very large Kwakwaka'wakw feast dish in the form of a bear (068742.000) is in the foreground
Place: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 155th Street and Broadway; New York City, Manhattan; New York County; New York; USA
Site Name: Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation, 155th Street and Broadway
Island Name: Manhattan Island
Culture/People: Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl),California,Northwest Coast,Southwest
Culture Hierarchy: Central Northwest Coast>Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Repository:National Museum of the American Indian