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Collection Edward H. Davis Collection
Object ID 2010.50.1.115-t
Type Transparency, Lantern-slide
Medium Glass
Title Ceri [Seri] Indians, March 1936
Description (Documentary Artifact): One hand-colored lantern slide of an unidentified Seri child with cheeks painted with cross designs and nose and cheeks painted with small stripes. He wears a kerchief around his neck and yellow shirt. A beaded necklace is safety pinned to the front of his shirt.

Same image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) print, P06205. According to catalog record for this image, Davis gave him the polk-dot bandana.

Notes on lantern slide:
2010.50.1.115-t/ 115/ CERI INDIANS/ March 1936/ Photo by E.H. Davis
Date n.d.
Place Mexico/Sonora/Tiburon Island (inferred)
Orig/copy Original
Copyright San Diego History Center
Photographer Davis, Edward H.
Subjects Indians of Mexico
Children
Necklaces
Lantern slides
Dimensions 3.25 x 4