Isleta sketches

Isleta includes: Tiwa
Lente, Joe B. (Joe Bartolo) | Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Anthropology | Ethnography | Art | Social life and customs | New Mexico--History
Still Image
Watercolors | Drawings
.25 linear feet; 189 items
These 189 original watercolor and ink drawings of pueblo activities were drawn by Joe Bartolo Lente, of Isleta Pueblo of New Mexico. The drawings were commissioned by Elsie Clews Parsons, a sociologist, anthropologist, and folklorist. In 1962, 140 of the paintings were published in "Isleta Paintings" by the Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology. This collection has been designated as culturally sensitive and cannot be reproduced in any fashion. It is currently closed to all access.
Isleta sketches Mss.572.P25.1.No.25