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Indian villa/Sweating house [Yurok?, Humboldt County, California?]
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1850]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Two images on one sheet. Upper: wooden plank house seen from side, small entrance at lower right, smoke coming from chimney; lower: three-quarter view of wooden plank structure sunk into earth, entrance on what would be roof of house, canoe-like covering over top.
Handwritten title (UC): Indian villa; (LC): Sweating house. Handwritten (LL): 1=2"/50; (LR): Trinidad. The group of drawings 1963.002:0283 - 1963.002:0301 appear to be related. Some share stylistic, physical, and topical characteristics and may have came from the same source. For more information see Inventory Sheets.
Drawing on paper: pen, wash, and watercolor 28 x 22 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:0287--B
California, Northern
Indians of North America

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