Finding Aid to Ethel A. Wragg Drawings of Aztec and Maya Phallic Symbols MS.1354

before 1944
Finding aid prepared by Anna Liza Posas
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030

Title: Ethel A. Wragg Drawings of Aztec and Maya Phallic Symbols
Identifier/Call Number: MS.1354
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (15 drawings, 13 typed pages)
Date: before 1944


Gift of Ethel A. Wragg, 1943-1944.


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Scope and contents

This collections consists of line drawings and typed notes by Ethel A. Wragg regarding Aztec and Maya phallic symbols. The typed notes describe and interpret the drawings. Descriptions translated from a booklet from the Salon Secreto Museo Nationcal de Mexico.

Preferred citation

Ethel A. Wragg Drawings of Aztec and Maya Phallic Symbols, before 1944, Braun Research Library, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.1354; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Processing history

Processed by Anna Liza Posas, 2014.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Mayan art

Box 1, Folder 1

Typed notes

Scope and contents

Notes provide descriptions, interpretations, and color specifications for each drawing.
Box 1, Folder 2


Scope and contents

Includes drawings to objects 858.G.56a-o