Navaho girl mixing fresh corn batter on sheep skin over her lap
Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
Interior view shows a Native American (Navajo) woman, shew sits in a brush shelter and prepares ground cornmeal; a pile of corncobs and husks and a pile of ground cornmeal lie on outspread blankets in front of the woman; a metal pan filled with cornmeal sits next to the her above her head is a coffee can which reads "-otten's coffee"; a large wooden crate, partially covered by a dark blanket, sits just inside the brush shelter; on one of the support poles hangs a dark cloth bag.
Condition: emulsion chipped on glass negative.; Etched on glass negative: "29".; Title written on back of print.; Vintage photographic print.; Written on back of print: "Ind- Navajo Food. Preparation" "Navaho-29".; R7001703114
1 photonegative : glass ; 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.); 1 photoprint ; 11 x 16 cm. (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Is Part Of
C Photo Collection 37. H. S. Poley collection.
Indians of North America--Domestic life--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Women--1900-1910.; Home food processing--1900-1910.
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