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The photograph and the American Indian

Title
The photograph and the American Indian.
Published
1985.
Physical Description
14 postcards : b & w ; 15.3 x 10.8 cm.
Provenance
Gift of Princeton University Library, 1985.
Summary
Postcard reproductions of photographs from the Princeton Collections of Western Americana related to an exhibition by the Princeton University Library, October 13, 1985 to January 5, 1986. The images consist primarily of studio portraits of Native American individuals, 1852-1985.
Identified individual studio portraits include Charles Keokuk, a Sac and Fox; Little Crow, a Mdewakanton; Magashapa, a Blackfeet Dakota; Man Who Packs the Eagle, a Cut Head Dakota; Rushing War Eagle, a Mandan; Standing Elk, a Yankton Dakota; Sword, an Oglala Dakota; Wahcoma, a Sac and Fox; and White Horse, a Pawnee. An unidentified studio portrait consists of the torso of a contemporary man identified as "Genizaro", a Spanish term for a detribalized Native American.
A portrait of an Apache man and woman couple is identified as Cassadora and his wife. Exterior portraits include an individual identified as Medicine Bottle, a Dakota, and a group portrait of Pawnee chiefs.
A non-portrait image shows a sculptural detail depicting Leonard Peltier from the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, New York.
Identified photographers include Charles M. Bell, Alexander Gardner, William Henry Jackson, James E. McClees Studio, Everett Scott, A. Zeno Shindler, Joel E. Whitney, and Hope Wurmfeld.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 05, 2005
References
Princeton University Library, The Photograph and the American Indian. Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Cite as
Princeton University Library, The Photograph and the American Indian. Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Genre/Form
Photographic prints.
Postcards.
Studio portraits.
Citation

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