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Helmet (E168157)

Image | Tlingit armor, c1800

Illustration by Urey Lisianski of Tlingit armor, including a collar and helmet, as well as a copper, rattle and halibut hook. Southeast Alaska, circa 1800.

From Voyage round the world, in the years 1803, 1804, 1805, and 1806: by order of His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, on board the ships Nadeshda and Neva, under the command of Captain A.J. von Krusenstern by Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern, 1813, pl. I.