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OP PASSIONATE HOBBY: RUDOLF FREDERICK HAFFENREFFER AND THE KING PHILIP MUSEUM. Ed. by Shepard Krech III. Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University, Bristol, 1994. Studies in Anthropology and Material Culture, 6. Distributed by University of Washington Press, Seattle. 192 pp. with 136 ills. (36 col.). 26 x 21 cm. LC 94-76006 ISBN 0912089091 In English.
An in-depth examination of the extensive collection of Native American artifacts assembled by American entrepreneur Haffenreffer (1874-1954) and of his establishment of the King Philip Museum (now the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology) at his Rhode Island estate, this catalogue presents illustrations of clothing, ceramic objects, jewelry, stone tools, figurines, baskets and other works in the Museum's holdings along with four substantial essays tracing Haffenreffer's life and career, detailing his activities as a collector, and discussing his close involvement with Native American groups in New England.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Native North America — Museum Studies
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 056460
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