Native American Photographs

"Shacknasty Jim"

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Title

"Shacknasty Jim"

Description

Albumen print. Oval half-length portrait of Modoc man Shacknasty Jim wearing a white shirt.
"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, “"Shacknasty Jim",” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/301.