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Collection Edward H. Davis Collection
Object ID 2010.50.1.103-t
Type Transparency, Lantern-slide
Medium Glass
Title Seri woman
Description (Documentary Artifact): One hand-colored lantern slide of an outdoor portrait of an unidentified Seri woman with face painted. She wears a shawl pulled over her head.

Similar image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) print, P06210. According to catalog record for this image, her name is Maria Jesusa and she is the great-granddaughter of Lola Casanova and Coyote Iguana.

Notes on lantern slide:
2010.50.1.103-t/ 103/ SERI WOMAN./ Photo E.H. Davis
Date March 1936
Place Mexico/Sonora/Tiburon Island (inferred)
Orig/copy Original
Copyright San Diego History Center
Photographer Davis, Edward H.
Subjects Indians of Mexico
Women
Lantern slides
Face painting
People Jesusa, Maria
Dimensions 3.25 x 4