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Title
Front view of a Kiliwa house (wa'), of the original primitive type, made of weeds, boughs, and yucca trunks lashed to a framework of poles
Creator
Meigs, Peveril, 1903-1979
Date Created and/or Issued
1928-06-08
Contributing Institution
UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
Peveril Meigs Baja California Research Materials
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Description
Front view of a Kiliwa house (wa'), of the original primitive type, made of weeds, boughs, and yucca trunks lashed to a framework of poles. From the outside, such a house resembles an untidy trash pile, but inside it is smooth and well finished. This house was built be Emiliano for his aged mother and aunt, who could not be happy in any other kind of house. To the right may be seen part of the modern rectangular gabled house, higher and airier, occupied by Emiliano and his wife. [source: The Kiliwa Indians of Lower California (Plate VI, figure a)]
Arroyo León. (wa' deside a ramada)
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (http://libraries.ucsd.edu/collections/sca/)
A contemporary contact print of this image is available in the album documenting the 1928 trip.
From the outside, such a house resembles an untidy trash pile, but inside it is smooth and well finished. This house was built be Emiliano for his aged mother and aunt, who could not be happy in any other kind of house. To the right may be seen part of the modern rectangular gabled house, higher and airier, occupied by Emiliano and his wife
[Title, Date]. Peveril Meigs Baja California Research Materials. MSS 530. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Type
image
Format
Black and white negative; 2 13/16 x 4 7/8 inches
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Baja California (Mexico)
Place
Baja California (Mexico)

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