Native American Photographs

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  • Tags: Portrait photographs

Puyallup Indian Betsy Boston.

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Albumen print mounted on card. Portrait of elderly Puyallup woman Betsy Boston seen sitting along the banks of a river, with a canoe in the background.

Group of Native American boys in uniform

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Albumen print mounted on card. Group portrait of nine adolescent Native American boys seen posing in a studio, all wearing buttoned uniforms and holding their hats in their hands.

Last Horse

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Platinum print. Half length seated portrait of Oglala Sioux man Last Horse seen holding a long pipe to his mouth. He wears a large feathered headdress and beaded shirt made of hide.

Umpqua Reserve, 1859

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Salted paper print. Oval portrait of a Native American man holding a bow and arrow in his proper left hand.
Photo is pasted on heavier stock and has a ribbon at top to hang image.

Ute warriors

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Albumen print. Full length portrait of two Ute warriors with long braids and feathered headdresses, each holding a pistol in their hands.

Ouray, Ute chief

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Three-quarter length portrait of Ouray, an Ute Indian chief wearing a suede suit and his hair is in braids.

Oragis and Powatch. Ute braves, 1875

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Albumen print. Portrait of Ute men Oragis and Powatch, seated.

John, Ute chief

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Albumen print. Half length portrait of Ute Indian John, wearing traditional buckskin clothing and his hair in braids.

Gurno or Guerro. Ute chief

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Albumen print. Half length seated portrait of Ute Indian Guerro, or Gurno. He wears a long sleeved shirt with an anchor embroidered on it.

Guaratche and Sha-wa-no. Ute chiefs

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Albumen print. Portrait of two Ute chiefs, Guaratche and Sha-wa-no, both seated.