Title: “Ethnographic Tableau” of “Specimens of Various Races of Mankind”
Indigenous Races of the Earth; or, New Chapters of Ethnological Inquiry by J. C. Nott. and Geo. R. Gliddon. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1857.
As part of the Athenæum Salon series Cultivating Collaboration: Live from the Archive, Emily Steffian (co-owner of the Providence favorite Cable Car Cinema) consulted many books from the Special Collections including children’s literature and several nineteenth-century texts on ethnology from the Natural History Collection. One of the books that caught Emily’s attention was Indigenous Races of the Earth; or, New Chapters of Ethnological Inquiry (1857).