Snite Museum of Art announces Father Lindesmith’s Collection. History Into Art and Anthropology

. September 5, 2012 . 0 Comments

Snite Museum of Art presents Father Lindesmith’s Collection: History Into Art and Anthropology, an exhibition on view September 2 – December 2, 2012.

Amache (also known as Elk Woman and Sky Woman) American, Cheyenne/Suhtai, ca. 1857—1890 Young Girl’s Dress, 1879—1881 buckskin, beads, and sinew 44 x 56 inches (112 x 142 cm) Gift of Rev. Edward W. J. Lindesmith AA1899.002

This exhibition features twenty objects donated to the University of Notre Dame by Rev. Edward W. J. Lindesmith (American, 1827-1922), along with six objects on loan from the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

The objects in the exhibition are primarily Native American works Lindesmith acquired during his travels and tenure from 1880-91 as as a military chaplain assigned to Fort Keogh, Montana.

The Snite Museum of Art
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA 46556-0368
(574) 631 – 5466

Category: Antiquities

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