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Collection Edward H. Davis Collection
Object ID OP 14961-441
Type Print, Photographic
Other number 88:17050-441
Medium Photographic Paper
Title Robert Thomson at Seri water hole 10 or 12 ft. deep in cañon [canyon] in the Mts, Island of Tiburon, Apl. 27, 1922
Description (Documentary Artifact): One b/w photographic print of Roberto Thomson in the opening to a water hole or reservoir used by Seri Indians. The watering hole is 10 or 12 feet deep in a canyon in the mountains on Tiburon Island.

Same image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) print, P03774. According to catalog record for this image, "The opening of the sloping, spiral shaft descends 12 feet to a pool of water; Seri Indians used large clam shells as shovels to remove the dirt; located six miles from the shore."

Notes on verso of print:
OP 14961-441/ 88:17050-441/ SONORA - TIBURON ISLD./ 4/27/22/ Robert Thomson/ at Seri water hole/ 10 or 12 ft. deep in/ cañon [canyon] in the Mts./ Island of Tiburon/ Apl. 27 1922

Date April 27, 1922
Place Mexico/Sonora/Tiburon Island
Dimensions 3.5 x 5.75
Orig/copy Original
Copyright San Diego History Center
Photographer Davis, Edward H., 1862-1951
Subjects Men
Water holes
People Thomson, Roberto