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Collection Photo, Print, Drawing Geological survey and Bureau of Ethnology photographs

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Title

  • Geological survey and Bureau of Ethnology photographs

Summary

  • Scenic photographs of the Grand Canyon, Canyon del Muerto, Canyon de Chelly, and other Arizona and New Mexico sites, many taken on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers survey of the Colorado River and for the Smithsonian's Bureau of Ethnology. Indian-related images include: Hopi mesas, view southward on First Mesa from Hano, with Sichomovi in the middle distance and Walpi at the end of the mesa; Walpi alone; cliff dwellings at Canon de Chelley, one with an Indian man wrapped in a blanket, sitting in foreground; Oraibi homes, drying fruit in foreground; "Navajo church," near Fort Wingate; a studio portrait of Kistoa, a Zuni man (possibly photographed in Washington, D.C.); a view over rooftops, of Zuni Pueblo; a Navajo hogan; a Hopi man weaving at Walpi; old cliff tower near Fort Wingate; Hopi pueblos of Mishongnovi (foreground) and Shipaulovi (figure in center is probably James Stevenson); a "rock tower near fort;" a rooftop view in Zuni, crops drying on rooftops; cliff ruins near Fort Wingate; a wide view of Walpi, taken from below; Hopi Indians along steps, leading to pueblo on mesa, at Walpi; Koyemshi (Mudheads), wearing their distinctive masks, in plaza at Zuni pueblo; and mummy cave ruins at Canyon del Muerto. Also, views of the Grand Canyon with Hillers sitting on a ledge (taken by James Fennemore).

Names

  • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer

Created / Published

  • ca. 1872-ca. 1881.

Headings

  • -  Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1890
  • -  Indians of North America--New Mexico--1870-1890
  • -  Expeditions & surveys--West (U.S.)--1870-1890
  • -  Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1890
  • -  Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1870-1890

Headings

  • Albumen prints--1870-1890.

Genre

  • Albumen prints--1870-1890

Notes

  • -  Photographer: John K. Hillers, official photographer of the Powell geologic and other surveys, under the sponsorship of the Smithsonian Institution and Congress.
  • -  Gift; Mrs. Geo. M. Lockwood, Washington, D.C.; 1909 Nov. 24; (DLC/PP-1909:43909).
  • -  Transfer; War Department; 1915 June 4; (DLC/PP-1915:44948).
  • -  Transfer; War Department; 1919 Nov. 18; (DLC/PP-1919:46012).
  • -  Gift; Mr. Moore, Manuscript Division; 1926 Aug. 5; (DLC/PP-1926:46988).
  • -  Gift; Louise McGarell Browne, in memory of her husband C.A. Browne; 1948 April 27.
  • -  Gift; Mrs. H.S. Owen; 1932 June 10; (DLC/PP-1932:0021).
  • -  Some materials; from unknown sources.
  • -  LOT title and other information from Indians of North America ... Library of Congress, 2001.

Medium

  • 38 photographic prints : albumen.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 3193 (H) [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004665255

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hillers, John K, photographer. Geological survey and Bureau of Ethnology photographs. United States Canyon De Arizona Chelly Grand Canyon New Mexico, None. ca. 1872-ca. 1881. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004665255/.

APA citation style:

Hillers, J. K., photographer. Geological survey and Bureau of Ethnology photographs. United States Canyon De Arizona Chelly Grand Canyon New Mexico, None. ca. 1872-ca. 1881. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004665255/.

MLA citation style:

Hillers, John K, photographer. Geological survey and Bureau of Ethnology photographs. ca. 1872-ca. 1881. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004665255/>.