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THE

AMERICAN MUSEUM

JOURNAL

VOLUME XII, 1912

NEW YORK

PUBLISHED BY THE

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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American Museum of Natural History Seventy-seventh Street and Central Park West, New York City

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

President

HENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN Pirst Vice-President

Second Vice-President CLEVELAND H. DODGB

J. PIERPONT MORGAN, JR. Treasures

Secretary
CHARLES LANIER

ADRIAN ISELIN, JR
THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS
ALBERT S. BICKMORE

A. D. JUILLIARD
GEORGE S. BOWDOIN

SETH Low
JOSEPH Н. СноАТЕ

OGDEN MILLS
Thomas DEWITT CUYLER

J. PIERPONT MORGAN
JAMES DOUGLAS

PERCY R. PYNE
MADISON GRANT

WILLIAM ROCKEFELLER
ANSON W. HARD

JOHN B. TREVOR
ARTHUR CURTISS James

Felix M. WARBURG
WALTER B. JAMES

GEORGE W. WICKERSHAM

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Director

Assistant Secretary FREDERIC A. LUCAS

GEORGE H. SHERWOOD
Assistant Treasurer
THE UNITED STATES TRUST COMPANY OF NEW YORK

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THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY was established in 1869 to promote the Natural Sciences and to diffuse a general knowledge of them among the people, and it is in cordial coöperation with all similar institutions throughout the world. The Museum authorities are dependent upon private subscriptions and the dues from members for procuring needed additions to the collections and for carrying on explorations in America and other parts of the world. The membership fees are, Annual Members.... $ 10 Fellows.

$ 500 Sustaining Members (Annual). 25 Patrons.

1000 Life Members.. 100 Associate Benefactors.

10,000 Benefactors (gift or bequest) $50,000 THE MUSEUM LIBRARY contains more than 60,000 volumes with a good working collection of publications issued by scientific institutions and societies in this country and abroad. The library Is open to the public for reference daily Sundays and holidays excepted from 9 A. M. to 5 P. M.

THE MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS are issued in six series: American Museum Journal, Annual Report, Anthropological Papers. Bulletin, Guide Leaflets and Memoirs. Information concerning their sale may be obtained at the Museum library,

GUIDES FOR STUDY OF EXHIBITS are provided on request by the department of public education Teachers wishing to bring classes should write or telephone the department for an appointment, specifying the collection to be studied. Lectures to classes may also be arranged for. In all cases the best results are obtained with small groups of children.

WORKROOMS AND STORAGE COLLECTIONS may be visited by persons presenting membership tickets. The storage collections are open to all persons desiring to examine specimens for special study. Applications should be made at the information desk.

THE MITLA RESTAURANT in the east basement is reached by the elevator and is open from 12 to 5 on all days except Sundays. Afternoon Tea is served from 2 to 5. The Mitla room is of unusual interest as an exhibition hall being an exact reproduction of temple ruins at Mitla, Mexico. ILLUSTRATIONS

Allen, Dr. J. A., 2

Eskimo, 4, 7, 8, 11, 161, 200, 201, 202, 203
Alligator gar, Mounted skin of, 174

Eskimo snow house, 6, 10
Altamira cavern, 278, 287; paintings in, 291
Amundsen, Capt. Roald, 275

Fish mount, 175, 176
Anderson, Rudolph M., 274

Flamingos, 305, 306, 307, 308
Arctic expedition near Kendall River, 8 Font-de-Gaume cavern, 282; Entrance to,
Arctic wilderness, Scanning horizon in, 163 285; Paintings from, 288, 293

Four-toed horse skeleton, 186
Barren Ground inland from Cape Parry, 204 Foxes, 14, 124
Batian, Mount Kenia's highest pinnacle, 57 Fur seals, 130, 131, 132, 133
Beaver in New York Zoological Park, 146
Beaver lodge, Red Deer River, 147

Ghost-fish. Model of Japanese, 173
Bella pugnar, 23

Giant forest pigs, 242
Bigtrees, 228-235

Giraffe heads, 96, 97
Boa constrictor swallowing rabbit, 113 Glyptodont carapace, 178, 179
Borup, George, 85, 154
Buffalo chase (Sioux Indians) 93

Hagfish (Homea stouti) 173
Bushmaster skull, 114

Hannington, Lake, 304, 308
Butterfly group, 106

Harpoon gun, 212

Hartebeest head, 98
Calaveras Grove, 233

Horton River, Summer hunting lodge, 206
Camp oil stove, Arctic expedition, 85

Human femur, Locality where found, 183,
Cape Thomas Hubbard, 160

181
Carrel, Dr. Alexis, 278
Cartailhac, Prof. Emile, 282, 283

Icebergs, 162, 163, 169
Casts, Duplicate life, 26, 27, 29

Ice pit with water-worn boulders 184,
Catfish (Macrones), 23
Catlin paintings, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93

Kayak, 12
Cave in Mexican mine, 218

Kitovi Rookery, St. Paul Island, 132
Cave paintings, Reproductions, 278, 288, Korean picking azaleas, 267; praying at
290, 291, 292, 293, 294

shrine, 266
Chimæroid, Model of Japanese, 173

Korean expedition leaving Chon-Chin, 259;
Chinese ancient bronzes, 136; cloisonné, traveling by bull-cart, 262
137; masks, 135

Korean gun-bearer, 267
Cicada group, 187, 189; broods, distribution, Korean Valley, 263

188
Cogul, Paintings from Cavern of, 293

La Madeleine, Cliff ruins, 286
Coppermine River, Mud Cliff along, 12 Larch forest, Korea, 265
Coronation Gulf Deserted village, 198; La Vézère, Dordogne, 280
Start of expedition from, 196

Le Chaffaud, Horses from, 290
Coronation Gulf Island, 12

Le Portel cavern, 283
Cro-Magnon hamlet (Dordogne) 284

Les Combarelles cavern, Mammoth from,
Crow Indian clown, 74

290
Cryptobranchus group, 310, 312, 313

Lorthet, Engraving froni cavern of, 294

Lungfish, Living, 226, 251: cocoon of, 252
Dog feast (Sioux Indians) 89
Dogs, Eskimo, 168; with sledge, 86

MacCurdy, Prof. George G., 282
Dolphin and Union Strait, Spring village, MacMillan, Donald B., 85 159, 276
198; winter village, 11

Maps:
Dominica, Roseau Gorge, 70

Crocker Land expedition, 84

Korean expedition, Itinerary of, 260
Edentates, Pedigree of, 300; Skulls of, 302 Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic expedition,
Elephant country, Typical. 45, 46

5, 198
Elephant cows and calves resting in forest, 52 Western Colombia, 214
Elephant herd, Devastation from,

Mariposa Grove, 232
facing to charge, 51

Masks used in mystery plays, Pekin, 135
Elephant pit, 61, 62

Mexican burros, 180
Elephants, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52, Mexican fields, Cultivation of, 180
60, 99

Miller, Leo E., 216
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