Native American Photographs

"Steamboat Frank"

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Title

"Steamboat Frank"

Description

Albumen print. Oval half-length portrait of Modoc man Steamboat Frank wearing a striped shirt.
"Steamboat Frank."
"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, “"Steamboat Frank",” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/302.