Native American Photographs

"The mother."

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Title

"The mother."

Description

Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Image of a Kai-Vav-It woman seen breastfeeding her young naked child. Another young child stands behind her.
"Indians of the Colorado Valley. No. 23. Kai-vav-its. A tribe of Pai Utes, living on the Kai-bab Plateau, near the Grand Canon of the Colorado, in northern Arizona. The mother. Photographed by Hillers."
Copyright 1874 by J.W. Powell, Washington, D.C.
Published by "H. Ropes & Co. ... 323 Broadway, New York."
"U.S. Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West. By J.W. Powell and A.H. Thompson."
Gift of R.C. Waterson, 1875.

Creator

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer

Source

Graphic Arts Photos Native American
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Publisher

H. Ropes & Co.

Date

1874

Citation

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer, “"The mother.",” Native American Photographs, accessed February 27, 2024, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/267.