Native American Photographs

"Schonchin"

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Title

"Schonchin"

Description

Albumen print. Bust length portrait of Modoc man Schonchin wearing a shirt and jacket.
"Schonchin."
"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."
"Published by Watkins, Yosemite Art Gallery, 22 & 23 Montgomery St., opp. Lick House. "
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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Publisher

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Date

1873

Citation

Heller, Louis Herman, 1839-1928, photographer, “"Schonchin",” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/299.