Native American Photographs

"Burgess and Boston Charley"

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Title

"Burgess and Boston Charley"

Description

Albumen print. Portrait of Boston Charley standing with John C. Burgess of Yreka, California. Charley holds a rifle in his hands.
"Burgess and Bogus Charley. I certify that L. Heller has this day taken the photographs of the above Modoc Indians, prisoners 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, “"Burgess and Boston Charley",” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/288.