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Identifier: P0076

Title: Obst Collection: Archeology

Description: Mr. Obst of Pike County, Missouri amassed a collection of over 6,000 archeological artifacts many of which he found in Missouri and Illinois. The Obst Collection contains eleven mounted photographs of groups of archeological artifacts. Each photo has a handwritten ink caption reading: "Part of the Obst Collection, Begun 1870 - 6600 Specimens." The photos appear to have been part of an album; ten photos have a page number in the corner. Subjects include: Native American artifacts; arrow heads; pipes; pipes shaped like frogs; bowls; jars; axe heads; clay vessels.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1890

Type(s): Card Photographs




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