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Clapper

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye from George T. Emmons in 1907.
Culture/People
Nisga'a (Niska)
Collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Date created
1860-1900
Object Type
Clapper
Media/Materials
Hardwood, baleen, sinew, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Object Type
Music and Sound
See related items
Nisga'a (Niska)
Music and Sound
Place
Nass River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Catalog Number
1/4359
Barcode
014359.000