Drawing of Iroquois Bark House, by Jesse Cornplanter

Reprint of a drawing of an Iroquois longhouse. Caption: Scenes about an Iroquois bark house, from a drawing by Jesse Cornplanter, A Seneca youth.  Note the manner in which the corn braids are placed on the drying pole.

This image, signed J.J. Cornplanter and dated 1905, was printed in Iroquois uses of maize and other food plants, by Arthur C. Parker (Museum Bulletin 144. New York State Museum. 1910).

The New York State Library has scanned past issues of the Museum Bulletin, as well as many other historical documents, and posted them online in PDF format as part of its Digital Collections.

Last Updated: April 22, 2009