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Collection Edward H. Davis Collection
Object ID 2010.50.1.109-t
Type Transparency, Lantern-slide
Medium Glass
Title Ceri [Seri] Indians, March 1936
Description (Documentary Artifact): One hand-colored lantern slide of an outdoor portrait of a young, unidentified Seri woman with face painted red. Her hair is pulled back and she wears a cloth blouse.

Similar image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) print, P06208. According to catalog record for this image, according to E.H. Davis, the design indicates that she is pregnant.

Notes on lantern slide:
2010.50.1.109-t/ 109/CERI INDIANS/ March 1936/ 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
Dimensions 3.25 x 4