Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of men going on a bear hunt in Keonjhar, Orissa, India in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Illustration of the Prince of [?] on a wild boar hunt in the late 19th or early 20th century. It shows the Prince riding a horse spearing a wild boar that is running away through a jungle while a group of other men riding horses and running beside them follow in the background.
Scope and Contents The manuscript is an early or mid 19th century painted Burmese "parabaik", telling the story of Singapatta ("Sangthong" in the better known Thai version), a story from the Buddhist Pannasa Jataka-Suvarnasankha Jataka. The story was so popular that it was later adapted and spread in the forms of "jataka" in the monastic tradition and in the form of tale/performance in the secular tradition. This copy seems to derive from the secular tradition.The manuscript is showing hunting scenes and...
Dates: not known
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man driving a two-wheeled cart with dogs in cages and drawn by a pair of horses and captioned, 'On the way to a meet' on a road in the early 20th century. Above the image is the title and author of the book: 'Coyote Hunting on the Plain of Colorado' by Frank Sherman Peer.'
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man tying a dead deer onto a horse as it grazes while another man assists in Scotland in the early 20th century. The two men were out deer stalking.
Scope and Contents Fairy song collected from [Mary] Ferguson, Clad-Baileshear [Cladach a' Bhaile Shear/Claddach Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'A Chiad Didaoirn an gheamhradh fhuar, S daor a phai mi duais nan sealg'. The song has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Scope and Contents Photograph of a leopard being brought in for a government reward in Angul, India in the late 19th or early 20th century. Two Indian men in traditional dress carry the trussed leopard hanging from a pole between them while an Indian man in Western dress watches in the background.
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'Bu tu sealg[air] a bhig[ein], Nu[ai]r a thig an rothachan'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song entitled 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid' [Lay of Diarmaid] collected from Donull Camashron [Donald Cameron], Coill-othar 'Clar-Sgiath' [Coille Odhar/Coillore, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The song begins 'Eisdibh mus ail leibh laoidh, Air a mhuinntir a dh'fhalbh uainn' and is composed of twenty-four lines. Annotations to the text have been made in pencil. The song is the beginning of the story in which Diarmaid, after having eloped with Grainne, Fionn's wife, goes boar hunting...