Native American Photographs

"Boston Charley."

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Title

"Boston Charley."

Description

Albumen print. Half length portrait of captured Modoc man known as Boston Charley. He wears a light colored shirt and jacket.
"Boston Charley. I certify that L. Heller has this day taken the photographs of the above Modoc Indian, prisoner under my charge. Capt. C.B. Throckmorton, 4th U.S. Artillery, officer of the day. I am cognizant of the above fact. Gen. Jeff. C. Davis, U.S.A."
Copyright 1873 by L. Heller, Washington, D.C.
"Watkins' Yosemite Art Gallery ... San Francisco. ... The only genuine photographs of Captain Jack, and the Modoc Indians. Stereoscopic views of the lava beds, and interesting points of the Modoc War."

Creator

Heller, Louis Herman, 1839-1928, photographer

Source

Graphic Arts Photos Native American
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Date

1873

Citation

Heller, Louis Herman, 1839-1928, photographer, “"Boston Charley.",” Native American Photographs, accessed September 24, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/287.