Birchbark Sap Buckets and Yoke, Fourteenth Annual Report Pl XXXII- Bureau of Ethnology, 1896
Halftone print
5.50 x 7.50 in
SKU: 10796g
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This halftone print was included in the 1898 report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Smithsonain Institution. The sap buckets and yoke are from the Menominee tribe, and the text of the book describes how the buckets were fashioned and folded from birch bark, how the yoke is now in the National Museum, and then goes on to describe the processes the Menominee use to make syrup.

5.5 x 7.5 inches, image
15.5 x 18 inches, frame
Inscribed "Bureau of Ethnology" upper left
Inscribed "Fourteenth Annual Report PL XXXII" upper right
Inscribed "Birchbark Sap Buckets and Yoke" bottom center
Framed to conservation standards using archival materials including 100 percent rag french matting, UV5 Plexiglas to inhibit fading, and housed in a cherry-finish wood moulding.

Powell, J.W. 'Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsoanin Institution 1892-93. Part 1.' Washington: Government Printing Office, 1896, 287-290, illus. 284-285.