Native American Photographs

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Chilcat chief with blanket, Alaska, 1891

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Albumen print mounted on grey board. Portrait of an Alaskan Chilkat chief wearing a decorative woven blanket draped over him.

"A group of Mariposa belles"

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Stereograph. Group portrait of five Native American women of California, all wearing long-sleeved dresses, three wearing woven headbands.

"A log of bucks. 1577."

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Stereograph. Image of five Native Americans of California seen sitting on a large fallen log. All are dressed in shirts, pants and hats.

"Albert Bierstadt's studio."

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Stereograph. Image of the American artist Albert Bierstadt seen sitting outside of a wooden hut, painting at tabletop easel. He is surrounded by five Native American men standing behind him, and two others sitting at right. Two dogs lie in the sand.

"An octogenarian. 1580."

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Stereograph. Image of an elderly Native American of California seen sitting on a log in front of a wooden dwelling. A young child sits at left.

"An-ti-naints, Pu-tu-siv and Wi-chut"

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Stereograph. Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Group portrait of three young Nu-a-gun-tit women seen standing on top of a piece of buckskin cloth.

"An-ti-naints, Pu-tu-siv and Wi-chuts, sitting."

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Stereograph. Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Group portrait of three young Nu-a-gun-tit women seen sitting on the ground.

"At the Rancherio, Mendocino County, California"

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Stereograph. Image of a young Native American infant seen playing with a basket or cradleboard. A group of women are seen sitting in the background.