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Unknown [Cyanotype of Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09680 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico Type: Photograph Date: circa 1800s Pagination: 1 cyanotype ; 21 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: One cyanotype of Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico dated approximately 1800. Image displays adobe dwellings in the middle of construction. Backside of document includes Pure Linen watermark.

Background Information: Records indicate Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico being inhabited as far back as 3000 B.C by the Kawaik people. It is a reservation situated to the west of the San Jose ...River.

Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that was invented in the early 19th century which produces a cyan-blue tint.
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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: American WestBuilding ConstructionAmerican Indian History

Sub Era: The Development of the West

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