G.E.E. Lindquist Native American Photographs

The Burke Library Archives @ Columbia University

Item Information
Title
Woman of Isleta Decorating Pottery
Date
between 1912 and 1953
Date Note
Date based on the earliest and latest dates of the Lindquist collection.
Measurements
3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
Item Number
884
Format
postcards
Annotation on Front
H-1377. A woman of Isleta decorating pottery. (Copyright by Fred Harvey)
Annotation on Back
The PUEBLO INDIAN is a dweller in substantial villages with house rising from one to five stories in height and bordering on regular streets or courts. In character he is peaceful, industrious and conservative. The occupation of the men is largely confined to agriculture; the women are the house builders and owners, and engage extensively in the making of pottery, which is decorated with geometrical and symbolical designs.
Places
Isleta Pueblo (N.M.)
States & Provinces
New Mexico
Topics
Isleta art; Pottery; Indian women; Pueblo Indians; Women
Creators
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Folder and Group Title
New Mexico Indians; Sub-group 1
Box and Folder Number
51: 742