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Dance Rock, Walpi
  • John K. Hillers
    1843–1925
    born: Brinkum, Prussia (present-day Germany) ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Dance Rock, Walpi, circa 1880
  • Where object was made: United States
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.7 x 31.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/16 x 12 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Phillips Petroleum Foundation in honor of Haskell Indian Junior College
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0045
Description

Figures with ladders and houses built into the rocks (identified as Plaza a Walpi, Dance Rock with four Hopi Native Americans). Pottery in foreground.