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Blouse Child's

Collector:
Gilbert S. Tower  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Osgood Tower  Search this
Culture:
San Blas Kuna (Guna)  Search this
Object Type:
Blouse
Place:
San Blas Islands, Panama, Central America
Accession Date:
1978
Collection Date:
1921
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
327937
USNM Number:
E418532-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8450399
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Child's Seat

Donor Name:
Marsh-Darien Expedition  Search this
Culture:
San Blas  Search this
Object Type:
Seat
Place:
Panama, Central America
Accession Date:
12 Dec 1924
Collection Date:
1924
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
084900
USNM Number:
E327575-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8395079
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Child's Seat

Donor Name:
Marsh-Darien Expedition  Search this
Culture:
San Blas  Search this
Object Type:
Seat
Place:
Panama, Central America
Accession Date:
12 Dec 1924
Collection Date:
1924
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
084900
USNM Number:
E327576-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8395080
Additional Online Media:

Child's Seat

Donor Name:
Marsh-Darien Expedition  Search this
Culture:
San Blas  Search this
Object Type:
Seat
Place:
Panama, Central America
Accession Date:
12 Dec 1924
Collection Date:
1924
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
084900
USNM Number:
E327577-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8395081
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June Alice Spencer photograph collection

Creator:
Spencer, June Alice  Search this
Extent:
42 Photographic prints
Culture:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Cuna -- San Blas  Search this
Indians of Central America -- Panama  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Place:
San Blas Islands (Panama)
Date:
1996-1997
Summary:
This collection consists of forty-two 3.5 x 5" color photographic prints of the Guna peoples of Ukupseni (formerly Playón Chico), one of the islands in the Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (formerly San Blas), Panama. The photographs were taken by June Alice Spencer during visits in 1996-1997, and depict Guna people in their daily lives.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of forty-two 3.5 x 5" color photographic prints of the Guna peoples of Ukupseni (formerly Playón Chico), one of the islands in the Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (formerly San Blas), Panama. The photographs were taken by June Alice Spencer during visits in 1996-1997, and depict Guna people in their daily lives. Notable images include villagers fishing, repairing a building's roof, harvesting a sea turtle, as well as images of the market, village buildings, molas, a young child with albinism, a young girl having her nose pierced, children at play, and the nearby airport landing strip.
Arrangement:
The materials in this collection are organized into folders.
Biographical / Historical:
June Alice Spencer is a retired Assistant Professor from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. She took the photographs in this collection while visiting Ukupseni (formerly Playón Chico), Panama, in 1996-1997.
Separated Materials:
Three Guna molas, made on the island of Ukupseni (formerly Playón Chico), were also donated to the NMAI by June Alice Spencer in 2016. These three molas were assigned object numbers: 26/9694, 26/9695, and 26/9696.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by June Alice Spencer in 2016.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); June Alice Spencer photograph collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.112
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-112

Semy and His Family in Panama

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-  Search this
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-  Search this
Semy  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.6h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
San Blas Islands (Panama)
Panama, San Blas
Date:
February 9, 1957
Topic:
Cuna Indians  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Women  Search this
Panamanians  Search this
Children  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-3496 or Wetmore Negative Number 6217
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12372
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Florentino Sánchez and Bea Wetmore with Semy's Family

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-  Search this
Subject:
Wetmore, Annie Beatrice Thielen  Search this
Semy  Search this
Sánchez, Florentino  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.6h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
San Blas Islands (Panama)
Panama, San Blas, Mandinga
Date:
February 9, 1957
Topic:
Cuna Indians  Search this
Islands  Search this
Women  Search this
Panamanians  Search this
Children  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Field trips  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-3497 or Wetmore Negative Number 6221
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12373
Additional Online Media:

Girl, Carmelita, in Costume on Wood Table n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 003 in x 006 in mounted on 008 in x 010 in
Culture:
Tule  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07499600
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_49750

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