Museums and other institutions with string figure artefacts

- an inventory of string figures mounted on card, string figures on film, string figure photographs, and recordings of string figure songs

Compiled by Martin Probert

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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION NATIONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHIVES, MARYLAND

Acknowledgement: I wish to thank Susan McElrath, Archivist at the Smithsonian Institution National Anthropological Archives, for providing detailed information and for drawing my attention to additional items in the collections.

Photographs of George Blackcloud making string figures

Photograph entitled "Young non-native boy and old man in native dress showing cat's cradle ".

Photograph entitled "Two children outside mud and brush habitation. One playing cat's cradle with string."

Photograph entitled "Two girls in informal costume, sitting on mat and playing cat's cradle with string in snow."

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